Andrew Doris is a former Army logistics officer studying foreign policy and economic
development at the Jackson Institute. He graduated with honors from the Johns Hopkins
University in 2015, majoring in political science and minoring in economics. As an
undergraduate he completed a senior thesis on U.S. drone policy, and spent a semester in
Washington, D.C., as an Aitchison Fellow for Public Service in Government. Upon graduation,
he commissioned into active duty in the U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps. From 2016-2018 he
served in South Korea with the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, mainly as Distributions Platoon
Leader. In this role he was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal during Operation Key
Resolve ‘17. From 2018-2019, he was the Executive Officer of an Advanced Skills Company in
the 7th Special Forces Group, before resigning his commission and coming to Yale.  Andrew is
passionate about travel, effective philanthropy, and New York Mets baseball, each of which
teach him to empathize with suffering people. He’s visited 34 countries so far, and led four
overseas “peace education” camps through an exchange program called CISV. In his future
career, he hopes to inspire action towards a more peaceful foreign policy, and make space for
those in the developing world to chart their own course out of poverty.