Matt Hays is the Vice President of the Research Department at Young Professionals in Foreign Policy. As Vice President Matt leads a team that produces a range of content, analysis and events that seeks to highlight young professionals' unique contribution to the discourse on the future of foreign affairs.
Matt works at a non-profit whose mission is to advance freedom and democracy worldwide by developing political parties, civic institutions, open elections, democratic governance and the rule of law. Matt received his M.S. in Global Affairs from New York University, where he concentrated on current and emerging transnational security threats. Matt holds a B.A. in History from American University.