Executive Research Assistant
Katie Galgano is a research assistant with the Executive Team at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Her work focuses on democracy and the rule of law, Latin America, and gender issues.
Prior to joining CNAS, Katie interned with the Twenty First Century Group. She also interned with the U.S. Department of State in the Bureau of International Organization Affairs and the Secretary's Office of Global Women’s Issues, where she assisted with the development of the U.S. Government Strategy on International Basic Education.
Her commentary and analysis have appeared in publications such as The Hill, RealClearWorld, Military.com, and The National Interest. Katie graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Baylor University with a B.A. in International Studies. She is proficient in Spanish.
Recent Publications & News
Press NoteCNAS Responds: Washington, Beijing Clash at First Meeting
By Richard Fontaine, Lisa Curtis, David Shullman, Carisa Nietsche, Jason Bartlett & Katie Galgano
ReportsThe Department of Homeland Security: Priorities for Reform
By Carrie Cordero & Katie Galgano
Press NoteCNAS Responds: Assessing Biden's Interim National Security Strategy
By Richard Fontaine, Lisa Curtis, Chris Dougherty, Martijn Rasser, Dr. Nina Kollars, Michael Kofman, Becca Wasser, Nathalie Grogan, Katie Galgano & Jennie Matuschak
CommentaryVenezuela's Story: Democratic Paths to Authoritarianism
By Katie Galgano
CommentaryEnacting Reforms for the Department of Homeland Security
By Katie Galgano
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