Heritage Announces 2019 George C. Marshall Fellows

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Heritage Announces 2019 George C. Marshall Fellows

Feb 8, 2019 2 min read

Washington, D.C. -- The Heritage Foundation today announced its 2019 selections for the esteemed George C. Marshall Fellows Program.

The George C. Marshall Fellows Program provides exceptional young professionals with the opportunity to delve into and develop an understanding of the unique and essential component of American strategic practice: the development of grand strategy. This fellowship introduces participants to the skills, knowledge, and attributes that contribute to shaping American grand strategy and leadership by engaging with some of the nation’s foremost intellectuals in national security and foreign policy.

This year’s fellows come from a wide variety of backgrounds in Congress, the defense arena, and the private sector:

  • Nicolas Adams, National Security Advisor, U.S. Senate
  • Elizabeth Adadi, Foreign Affairs Officer, U.S. Department of State
  • Joseph Bartlett, Legislative Assistant, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Michael Bender, Senior International Security Analyst, Georgetown Research
  • Andrew P. Braun, Military and Veterans Affairs Policy Director, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Christina Brown, Events Coordinator, Center of European Policy Analysis
  • Michael Callesen, Legislative Correspondent, U.S. Senate
  • Ronald M. Criscuolo, Foreign Affairs Officer, U.S. Department of State
  • Chris Cottrell, Senior Associate, Guidehouse
  • Halie L. Craig, Legislative Assistant, U.S. Senate
  • Jack Detsch, Pentagon Correspondent, Al-Monitor
  • Mahmoud El-Hamalawy, Public Affairs & Communications Manager, U.S. Department of State
  • Alexandra N. Gutowski, Associate, Grant Thornton LLP
  • Darren Hedlund, Legislative Director, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Tzvi Kahn, Senior Iran Analyst, Foundation for Defense of Democracies
  • Michaila Lindow, Legislative Assistant, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Kevin Marsh, Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Tony Morash, Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Jordan A. Pic, Scheduler, U.S. House of Representatives
  • David Rader, Manager, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Nicolette Roque, Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Robby Stephany Smith, Deputy Legislative Director, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Aaron Strickland, Deputy Military Legislative Assistant, U.S. Senate
  • Katherine E. Thompson, Legislative Correspondent, U.S. Senate
  • Elad M. Vaida, Government Relations Associate, Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation
  • Rachel Wolpert, Executive Assistant, The Heritage Foundation

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