Andrew is a campaigner, human rights activist, and community organizer, originally from Ste. Genevieve, MO. He holds his B.A. in Philosophy from Missouri State University and his Masters in Human Rights from University College London. After graduating from MSU in July 2007, he took a position with the French Embassy teaching English in Bordeaux, France, where he became fluent in French. He then moved to London and attended the Rubin School of Public Policy at University College London 2008-2009, where he focused his attention on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights and international law. He had the opportunity to work closely with Stonewall U.K., The British Institute for Human Rights, and was a graduate research assistant for Dr. Basak Cali's quantitative research, "Nominal Commitment's to Human Rights: A Global Survey," which can be found here. Upon returning to the states in 2009, Andrew volunteered and interned with PROMO. Andrew also worked on multiple campaigns in Saint Louis, including Thomas Peters for the Children, Missourians for Fair & Impartial Courts, and Barbara Fraser for State Senate. Recently, Andrew took a temporary leave of absence from PROMO to work for Fairness West Virginia as the Director of Organizing and Community Outreach for their statewide LGBT nondiscrimination campaign. He is currently back in St. Louis working at PROMO.