Charlie Clewis ’20 is an International Affairs and Political Science double major and a Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies minor. He hails from Leesburg, Virginia.
At Gettysburg, Charlie is a U.S. Army ROTC cadet and a member of the Honor Commission. He has formerly served as a Student Senator and Treasurer for the Class of 2020.
During the summer of 2017, Charlie trained with members of West African militaries at the Academie Militaire de Georges Namoano in Burkina Faso through the U.S. Army’s Cultural Understanding and Leadership Program (CULP).
In the summer of 2018, Charlie interned for the U.S. Department of State in the Political Section of the U.S. Embassy in Accra, Ghana. While there, he filled the role of a Foreign Service Officer, publishing cables and traveling throughout Ghana.
Charlie studied abroad in Tunis, Tunisia during the fall semester of 2018, examining politics and religious integration in the Mediterranean, as well as studying Arabic.
During the summer of 2019, Charlie interned at United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) in Stuttgart, Germany. AFRICOM serves as the U.S. joint combatant command responsible for operations on the African continent.
Upon graduation, Charlie will commission as an Officer in the United States Army.