Joshua Morris is a master’s student in USC’s Master of Public Diplomacy program, Class of 21’. He earned his B.A with from the University of Kentucky with majors in Communication and International Studies with a focus in comparative politics and societies of the MENA region. He is currently working as a staff writer for the Society of Public Diplomat’s Public Diplomacy Magazine and is an assistant researcher in the USC Marshall Behavioral Research Lab. He has worked as a storyteller at Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co where he was responsible for public relations and marketing work at this charter member of the famed Kentucky Bourbon Trail. He has also served as an Audience Research Intern at the Smithsonian Institution.