JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY, MA GOVERNMENT| US MARINES
FOCUS AREA: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Dustin is in his ninth year as an active duty Marine Cryptologic Linguist. He learned Levantine, Egyptian, and Modern Standard Arabic at the Defense Language Institute. After completing his studies at DLI, he crosstrained into analysis and eventually became an instructor in advanced analytics. Dustin received his Bachelor of Science in Intelligence from National Intelligence University in 2017. It was at NIU where Dustin found his academic calling in Russian foreign policy, which he continues to pursue at Johns Hopkins University with his Master of Arts in Government. Following conferral of his Masters, Dustin hopes to pursue a PhD in International Relations and then return to civil service.