Anna Blue Bio

2017-2018 Junior Fellow

Anna Blue, a native of Washington, D.C., recently graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and a minor in Modern Languages. She graduated with interdisciplinary honors after completing her honors thesis on religious violence in Mexico with the Stanford Center for Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. During her undergraduate career, Anna was fortunate to intern at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., the pro-women Super PAC EMILY’s List, the Innovation Section of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva, the Flora Family Foundation in Northern California, and the non-profit La Alianza Por La Solidaridad in Madrid.

At Stanford, Anna was a university tour guide, a Resident Assistant, and a Research Assistant to Professor Larry Diamond and former Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry. Her senior year, she also completed a fellowship with the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress after researching and producing a mini-thesis on ballot access reform in the United States. When Anna is not at her desk reading about human rights and politics, she is usually scuba diving, playing beach volleyball, or trying to find the best guacamole in Los Angeles.

Anna can be reached at (213) 740-9683 or annablue@usc.edu.