Crystal joins the USGLC after receiving her M.A. in European Studies from Johns Hopkins SAIS in May 2016. She received her B.A. from Hillsdale College in History, Political Economy, and Spanish. In addition to her academic experiences, Crystal previously worked as an Events Assistant at Johns Hopkins SAIS, helping to coordinate hundreds of on-campus conferences, high-profile events, and graduation ceremonies. Additionally, Crystal interned for the U.S. State Department and the Civil War Trust. Originally from the Seattle region in Washington State, Crystal is now happy to call the “other” Washington her home.