Sly is an Odyssey Scholar and a graduate of the University of Chicago with an honors degree in Public Policy. He was a research assistant for two years at the Harris School of Public Policy where he researched the political economy of elections in Canada and the United Kingdom. Sly won grants to conduct research for three months in central and eastern Ukraine on the government’s policies towards internally displaced persons. The data was the basis for his senior thesis which he presented at UChicago’s College Research Week and at the National Collegiate Research Conference at Harvard University. Passionate about original research, Sly enjoys working with students to develop their independent research projects and draft their final research papers. Sly is also interested in social psychology and 20th century European history.