The Russian government-affiliated Wagner Group has gained widespread attention for its brutal tactics in the Central African Republic and…
Staff Annie Schmidt
Annie Schmidt joined IPI in 2009. She is responsible for managing the website, webcasting events, designing IPI visual presentations, and developing the Salesforce CRM.
Prior to her arrival at IPI, Annie served as Communications/Editorial Intern at the World Federation of United Nations Associations in New York and worked as Program Administrator at the American School in Switzerland for four years.
After graduating with a BA in European History from Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, Annie went on to obtain her master’s degree in Regional Studies from Columbia University in New York, specializing in the Balkans. In 2008 she completed her thesis, “Accommodation, Assimilation, Alienation: Muslim Minorities and the Politicization of Identity in Interwar Bulgaria.” She speaks French, German, Italian and Russian.