Kristen Taylor is a program assistant with the Transatlantic Security Initiative (TSI) at the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. In this role, she provides support to TSI’s work on strengthening the transatlantic security architecture. 

Previously, she held internships with the Center for a New American Security, the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center, and the US Department of State. She also conducted research for the Czech government on Ukrainian refugee resettlement through the Masaryk Diplomatic Program.

Kristen holds a MA in international relations from American University. She received three BA degrees in political science, public relations, and public and urban affairs from Virginia Tech.