Keelin currently serves as the Program Assistant for the National Security Institute. In this role, Keelin manages NSI’s social media, general digital communications, and press coordination.
Prior to her joining NSI, Keelin served as an AmeriCorps Vista volunteer in Fairbanks, Alaska where she worked in community outreach for the Fairbanks Children’s Museum. This outreach focused on engaging children from at risk communities, military families, and Alaskan native families with the museum’s mission of learning through play. Keelin also completed an array of internships with different organizations including the German Marshall Fund of the United States and Rise to Peace.
Keelin is from Staunton, Virginia. She graduated from the George Mason University’s Honors College with an honors degree in Government and International Politics. She also holds a master’s degree in International Conflict Studies from King’s College London. In her free time, she enjoys throwing pottery, is an avid reader, and tending to her plant collection.