Daniel Joyce MPA '13 served from July 2006 through July 2009 as the program associate on democratic governance and human rights issues in the Andean region at the Inter-American Dialogue, a Washington, D.C., think-tank for U.S.-Latin American relations. A magna cum laude graduate from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service with a B.S. in international politics and a certificate in Latin American studies, he spent a semester at the Universidad Católica in Santiago, Chile as part of his undergraduate studies, and organized Dialogue conferences in Ecuador, Colombia and Peru. His fellowship began at the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Office of Andean Affairs, Department of State, followed by a rotation at the U.S. Embassy Quito, Ecuador. In October 2011, he began work as the Jordan desk officer, Office of Egypt and Levant Affairs, Department of State and completed his fellowship at U.S. Embassy Amman, Jordan. He was sworn in as a U.S. Foreign Service Officer in 2013.