Anna Misenti

University of California, San Diego, School of Global Policy & Strategy


Anna Misenti is pursuing a Master of International Affairs at the School of Global Policy & Strategy at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Her degree program focuses on International Politics and Southeast Asia. Anna graduated from Occidental College in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in Diplomacy & World Affairs. 

As an undergraduate, she studied abroad in Nepal, where she conducted an independent research project on community based finance systems in Lower Mustang. She also completed an internship at the United Nations Foundation and conducted research on human trafficking to support the publication of Gender and Human Rights in a Global, Mobile Era. After graduation, she received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant and spent 10 months teaching and leading community engagement projects in North Sumatra, Indonesia. Since 2019, she has worked at the International Foundation for Electoral Systems supporting democracy and governance programs across Southeast Asia.