American University's School of Public Affairs Graduate Journal
Author: Kristen Stevens
Kristen Stevens is a first year MPA student from Washington State. She graduated from Willamette University in 2012, and spent the past several years coaching the competitive debate team and teaching argument courses in the Communication Studies Department at Western Washington University. She is passionate about foreign policy, international affairs, and women's and gender policy issues. In her spare time, Kristen enjoys taking dance classes, keeping up with current events, and sightseeing in Washington, DC.