Co-Founder, Director of Educational Programming and Operations (Peru/U.S.)
Joe’s role at the Sacred Valley Project is to develop educational programing, focusing on comprehensive learning, leadership, and life skills. He also works to ensure opportunities for the students after graduation. In his spare time, he teaches and does research on learning, identity, and student wellbeing at McGill University. Joe has a PhD in International and Comparative Education and Educational Leadership from Penn State, an MA in International Educational Development from Columbia University Teachers College, and a BA from Brandeis University in philosophy. A native of Baltimore, Joe has lived, worked and learned in Thailand, Japan, Costa Rica and Iceland. Joe is also an avid soccer player and enjoys coaching.