Max Edelstein is a rising junior at Colgate University majoring in International Relations and Economics. He has studied politics, economic development, and security issues in the Middle East, Eastern Asia, and Central America. Max is passionate about understanding and debating foreign policy issues and figuring out solutions to pressing global challenges, including critical environmental and sustainability issues. As an entrepreneurial fellow in Colgate University’s Thought Into Action Incubator (TIA), Max co-founded @Project Discourse, a social media-based company that facilitates productive online political discourse. Max is a lifelong soccer player and plays for Colgate’s Division I men’s soccer team