Elena Walzack is a Master of Global Affairs Candidate at the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. She received her undergraduate degree from Fordham University with a double major in Political Science and Humanitarian Studies and a double minor in French and Peace and Justice Studies. Emphasis on the intersection of policy and human rights. Recently she worked as a Research Intern at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. She contributed number projects and training programs and conducted research on security policies in Europe with a particular emphasis on Turkish foreign policy.