Alumni Spotlight: Sternstein Commissioned as Naval Officer

Pardee School Alumni and Naval Ensign Evan Sternstein stands with Pardee School Professors John D. Woodward Jr. and Joseph Wippl.

Evan Sternstein (Pardee ’16), graduated from the Pardee School with a BA in International Relations at the school’s convocation ceremony on May 14, and was commissioned on May 16 as a U.S. Naval Officer.

The commissioning ceremony took place on the historic USS Constitution in Charlestown, Massachusetts, with a reception following the ceremony in the USS Constitution museum store.

In attendance at the ceremony were Boston University Provost Jean Morrison, Vice President and Chief of Staff to the Boston University President Doug Sears, Executive Officer of the Boston Consortium Commander Brian Masterson (USN),  Commanding Officer of the Boston Consortium Captain Steve Benke (USN), and Pardee School Professors of the Practice of International Relations Joseph Wippl and John D. Woodward Jr

Ensign Sternstein, a Brookline, Massachusetts native, will be stationed at the Naval Aviation Schools Command in Pensacola, Florida.

“I couldn’t be more excited to earn my commission as a U.S. Naval Officer, and to begin flight school in October,” Sternstein said. “I have been fortunate to connect with great people over the past four years, and my experience at the Pardee School has molded me into an informed officer.”