Hannah Lynch is a Program Assistant at Women in International Security (WIIS). She is currently a B.A. candidate in International Studies with a concentration in Peace, Global Security and Conflict Resolution at American University’s School of International Service. Her research interests include NATO’s relationship with Russia, the changing character of violence and security trends, and post-conflict stabilization in the Balkans region. Hannah has experience working with CEJI in Brussels, Belgium on anti-hate speech and hate crime policy with the European Commission. Along with her internship, she also took classes on NATO, EU politics and economics at American University’s satellite campus in Brussels. Hannah also completed a semester at Victoria University of Wellington in Wellington, New Zealand taking courses on the global political economy and international development.