Patrick has more than a decade of international education experience and manages VIA’s Global Community Fellowship and short-term programs for high school and university students in Asia. Over the past six years he’s sent more than 300 Americans to Asia and brought more than 100 partner community members to the U.S.
Prior to joining VIA, he taught in Hunan Province, China and has worked for the International Crisis Group, US Department of State, and the Peace Corps. Patrick received his BA and MA degrees in International Affairs from American University’s School of International Service and has lived in or visited over forty countries. Patrick is based in San Francisco.