Matthew Oey is a senior studying history at the School of General Studies. He is from Singapore and Rutland, Vermont. After high school, he served two years in the Singapore Armed Forces as a third sergeant in reconnaissance and intelligence. Matthew’s fields of research are at the intersections of intellectual history, the history and philosophy of science, and war and peace studies. He was accepted early to Harvard Law School through the extremely selective Junior Deferral Program. After law school, Matthew hopes to pursue a career as a legal academic in the fields of international law and the laws of armed conflict.