John Sayer is the Spring 2024 Terrorism Studies Fellow for the Office of Global Perspectives and International Initiatives. He is a senior at the University of Central Florida pursuing an undergraduate degree in political science with a minor in intelligence and national security. Sayer is an active member of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby Orlando Chapter. His research interests include West African politics, the economic effects of climate change, and global diplomacy issues. Upon graduation, he plans on working for an environmental nonprofit in Sarasota, Florida. A student of English and Spanish, Sayer has traveled extensively throughout the US and is currently learning French.