Adam Schwarze

Harvard Student and VFW Member

An alumnus of John F. Kennedy High School in Bloomington, Minnesota, Adam Schwarze obtained a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Minnesota, and is presently pursuing a master's degree in international relations at Harvard University. He has been enrolled at the school since 2019, during which time he has emphasized coursework related to the Middle East and counterinsurgency. In addition, Adam Schwarze is pursuing certificates in international security and nuclear deterrence, the latter of which requires the completion of "The History of the Cold War," "Nuclear Weapons and International Security," and "Origins and Evolution of Deterrence Theory," as well as one international security elective.

A member of The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Adam Schwarze served 10 years in the United States Marine Corps, and was an infantry unit leader. Outside of his academic interests and pursuits, Mr. Schwarze seeks to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle via athletic interests such as weightlifting, running, hockey, and scuba diving. He also enjoys sky diving and boating.

Honolulu, HI, US

Work Experience

May 2012 - Present

United States Navy

May 2002 - May 2012

United States Marine Corps


Aug 2019 - Present

Harvard University
International Relations

Aug 2009 - May 2012

University of Minnesota
Political Science

May 2002

John F. Kennedy High School