Dillon joined the Ginsberg Fellowship having only recently graduated from the University of Richmond with a BA in Geography and Environmental Studies, but with many accomplishments in his field of Geography and Geospatial Analysis. He has been an AmeriCorps Volunteer and his internship for the US Agency for International Development took him to Lima, Peru where he assisted local environmental and property rights efforts in the Andean Amazon with his skills in geospatial analysis and mapping.
Dillon served as a Bonner Scholar at the Bonner Center for Civic Engagement where he studied demography and urban planning.
He is currently enrolled in the inaugural class of the newly formed graduate program at Pratt Institute – Urban Place Making and Management headed by David Burney. Dillon has combined his graduate work with a full-time job at CHPC, which he officially joined upon completion of the Ginsberg Fellowship.