A. Paul Massaro III is a graduate assistant at the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland (CISSM). He is also the Staff Associate at the U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe. His research focuses on understanding Russian narratives of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in order to make more effective U.S. policy toward the Organization. Paul’s academic interests include the evolution of the EU, the future of Russia in Europe, transatlantic relations, and cooperative security. Paul is a Robertson Foundation for Government Fellow.
Paul graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maryland, College Park in May 2014 with a BA in Government & Politics and a BA in Germanic Studies. He is currently studying at the Maryland School of Public Policy (MSPP), where he specializes in International Security and Economic Policy. He will be graduating with his Master of Public Policy (MPP) in May 2015. Paul participated in the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) Program in Hamburg, Germany during his final year of high school and spent academic year 2012-2013 in Berlin, Germany as a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholar at the Free University of Berlin.