Charlotte Volpe is a Master of Public Administration and Master of Arts in International Relations student at the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. At Maxwell, she is studying U.S. national security, foreign policy, and gender and international affairs in the Indo-Pacific region, particularly in South Asia. She is also concentrating in International Political Economy. In the summer of 2019, she interned at the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command as a Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) & HADR Fellow, utilizing her background in foreign policy to implement WPS policy directives from a Department of Defense perspective. In the 2019-2020 academic year, Charlotte will be studying Hindi in India as a Boren Fellow.
Charlotte is from New York City and received her undergraduate degree from Barnard College. Prior to joining Maxwell, Charlotte taught English in Barcelona and worked at a nonprofit in New York City that administers U.S. Department of State-designated cultural exchange programs for international participants in the U.S.
Following her graduation from Maxwell, Charlotte aims to pursue a career focused on U.S. national security policy in Asia.