Doug has ten years of experience in language and cultural education. He graduated from Riverview High School in Sarasota, Florida with a diploma from the International Baccalaureate Program. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Arabic Language & Literature from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. During college, Doug studied abroad in Spain, Morocco and Turkey. After college, he worked as an interpreter, language teacher, and translator in Washington, DC, Brazil, and the Bay Area. He is currently getting his Master’s degree in Biblical Languages at Berkeley’s Graduate Theological Union and the Jesuit School of Theology. Doug’s favorite hobby is learning languages through music. He speaks five languages fluently (English, Arabic, French, Portuguese, and Spanish) and can converse in five (Amharic, German, Hebrew, Italian, and Turkish). Doug also studies and plays music regularly (piano, guitar, music production, and percussion).