Student Leaders and Members

Evan Corcoran (’20)

Graduate Empower Coordinator

Evan is a first-year master’s degree student at the Fletcher School, studying comparative politics and human security. Prior to enrollment at Fletcher, he worked in the educational sector in California, Chile, Spain, and Turkey. While at school, he plans to focus his research on authoritarianism in Europe and Eurasia, along with the role civil society and external stimuli have on pro-democracy efforts. He is also involved in the Fletcher Forum of World Affairs and Tufts Literacy Corps. While not studying, Evan loves reading fantasy novels, eating exotic food, and going surfing.

Matthew Jourlait (’21)

Undergraduate Empower Coordinator

Matthew Jourlait is a Sophomore International Relations major at Tufts University, pursuing a minor in economics. He is a member of the IGL community, having participated in the EPIIC course during his freshmen year and having been involved in the leadership of ALLIES, a civil-military relations focused student group.Matthew is passionate about international security, consulting and finance. He has interned at the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore, the US Department of State and at various other nonprofits and startups.Matthew is also a triple citizen, hailing from Canada, France and the United States. He has also lived half of his life respectively in California and Paris, and speaks French, English and Spanish fluently.