Kelly currently serves as a Policy Coordinator for the National Security Institute. In this role, she manages the Fellows Program, NSI’s Global Repression programming, and the annual National Security Summer Program for George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School.
Kelly brings eight years of comprehensive experience, both domestic and international. Prior to joining NSI, Kelly worked as a program specialist in refugee resettlement. In this role she coordinated with affiliates nationwide to ensure compliance with the U.S. Refugees Admission Program. She is a former federal employee with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and a served as a Peace Corps Volunteer for two years in Mongolia.
As much as any military brat calls one place home, Kelly is from Arlington, Virginia. She graduated McGill University with a degree in International Development and holds a master’s degree in International Relations from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, reading, and is a proud science fiction nerd.