Patrick Frost is a researcher working on the Global Terrorism Database (GTD). He is also currently a full time student in NYUís Political Science Masterís Student specializing in International Relations. His main subjects of study are U.S. foreign policy and international and U.S. national security. He also works for the NYU Division of Libraries part time as an archival assistant. In the summer and fall of 2006 he worked as an intern for New York City Council Member and now Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke and for the United Nations Department of Political Affairs, Europe Division. He obtained a BA in history and a Single Subject Social Science Teaching Credential from Sonoma State University. Patrick taught 7th and 8th graders for a semester and then substitute taught at a middle school and high school the following semester.