Giana Pirolli is a second-year M.A. Security Studies candidate at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service. She is a columnist for the Georgetown Security Studies Review, where she writes on topics related to defense as well as Europe and Central Asia. Giana received her B.A. in Political Science from Baylor University. Giana previously held internships with the U.S. Department of State in the Office of the Chief of Protocol and the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia. As a Title VIII Black Sea Research Fellow, Giana's research focuses on the public perception of Ukrainian youth when it comes to the U.S., NATO, and Russia. Giana has professional working proficiency in Spanish and elementary proficiency in Japanese.
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