Ian Jones is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio, and a 2019 graduate of The Ohio State University, where he studied history and German. His primary interest is European military, political, and diplomatic history, particularly that of Germany and Austria; while at Ohio State, Ian wrote an honors research thesis about the Austro-Hungarian divisions on the Western Front during the First World War. In the future, Ian hopes to attend graduate school and acquire a PhD in history so that he might become a history professor.
For the 2019–20 school year, Ian is teaching at schools in Feldbach, Styria. He looks forward to working with Austrian students and learning about life in contemporary Europe.