Tim arrived at Arcadia University with an extensive background in Irish history, culture, and politics after he received his Master’s of Arts in Irish Studies from the Catholic University of America in May 2001 and his B.A. in History from Pennsylvania State University in 1998. While working towards his graduate degree, which concentrated on Northern Irish and Irish politics and modern history, Tim had the opportunity to serve as a Parliamentary Assistant in the Dáil Éireann for the former Irish Taoiseach John Bruton. During his work in the Dáil, he assisted in drafting party legislation and helped formulate party strategy and new opposition platforms. At Arcadia Abroad, Tim has worked with our programs in Ireland, Greece, and the United Kingdom, served as Director of Student Services and Director of Student Life & Academic Operations before becoming Director of Institutional Relations and Lead Engagement.