Brianna Avery

• Grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
• B.A., magna cum laude, Amherst College
• M.A. and M.Phil., Political Science, Columbia University. Research on issues of nationalism and East Asian security
• Studied abroad in Sweden and in Taiwan; taught English as a second language in Beidaihe, China
• Loves hiking, biking, playing Ultimate Frisbee, reading, photography, and food
• Lives in Irvington NY with her husband, Stephen, four year-old son, Sebastian, and one year-old daughter, Liesl