Andrew McDonnell is a research intern for the Fordham Institute. A recent graduate of Grinnell College, where he earned a BA in Religious Studies, Andrew is currently pursuing a MALS in Religious Studies from Georgetown University. At Grinnell, he volunteered with the Liberal Arts in Prison Program, where he taught courses on basic math and Islam at the Newton Correctional Facility. In his summers, he worked with the youth at the Duke Youth Programs' residential summer camps. Prior to working at Fordham, Andrew was a research intern at the International Center for Religion and Diplomacy and the Arab West Report.