Brent Scowcroft Award Fellow
Karina Martinez is joining the Aspen Strategy Group from the School of International Service at American University. During her time at SIS, she focused on U.S. foreign policy and national security, and worked as a graduate teaching and research assistant from 2021 to 2022. For her capstone project, she contributed to a group report and presentation for the State Department that focused on the sources and methods of terrorist financing, as well as country-specific anti-money laundering and countering terrorist financing efforts in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries. She received her B.A. in Government and Chinese Language & Culture from Dartmouth College in 2019. At Dartmouth, she was a member of the varsity women’s rugby team, a junior research scholar, an editor for the undergraduate journal of international affairs, and a research assistant with the Political Violence Lab. She is originally from Tucson, AZ.