John Luria is the inaugural director of Princeton University’s Novogratz Bridge Year Program. He holds a Master of Arts in Latin American Studies from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Prior to joining the Office of International Programs, John worked as Director of Student Services at the CIEE Study Center in Seville, Spain. He has also held positions in international education at both Georgetown University and AFS Intercultural Programs. John has long been interested in exploring other countries and cultures. He has lived in Spain, studied abroad in Ecuador, spent a gap year in France after high school, and has traveled in more than 30 countries. John is an honorary member of Princeton’s Class of 2014.