Seth Leighton grew up in a small town on the coast of Maine, and graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from Harvard in 2003. He has been traveling and teaching English overseas ever since, with a one year hiatus to grab an M.Ed from Harvard in 2007. He is currently serving as a guest lecturer at the KDI School of Public Policy and Management in Seoul, Korea, and will be attending the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy this fall.