Marcus Senninger is an MPP student at the Jackson School of Global Affairs, focused on China-Africa relations, international development, and international markets. Previously, he worked for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security’s (CISA) Mis, Dis, and Malinformation team where he contributed to the development of a multitude of both analytical and public resilience products. Prior to his time at DHS, Marcus served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Zambia and as an advisory consultant at Deloitte. As a Peace Corps volunteer, Marcus utilized his background in business and farming to develop rural aquaculture and teach essential business skills in his village. During his time at Deloitte, Marcus specialized in optimizing efficiency in the internal strategy and processes for major banks, technology companies, and retailers. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of South Carolina with majors in international business and finance and a minor in Chinese studies. Marcus is intending to pursue a career in the US government, or NGOs in the field of US-China-Africa relations, development, and business and is interested in understanding competition and collaboration between the US and China in Africa.