As the Center's program coordinator, Steve is responsible for communications, events, supervising student workers, financial & administrative assistance, and supporting student programming. He co-facilitates the Center's Human Rights Careers Intensive with Penelope Van Tuyl and enjoys advising students on career path options and coaching them through job/internship applications. He also curated a 2020 workshop on Slavery in Historical and Contemporary Contexts through Stanford's Center for Professional Development.
Steve studied Social Thought & Political Economy (honors) at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, where he also received a certificate in African Studies. He earned his masters degree from the University of Nottingham's School of Politics and International Relations (high honors), writing his thesis on the power dynamics between programmatic anti-trafficking NGOs and international funders. Steve spent the early part of his career as a political and labor organizer, gaining experience in the government, military, and non-profit sectors before joining Stanford.
Outside the professional realm, Steve spends a good amount of time backpacking, cycling, and attending concerts.