Payton Tanner

Assistant Director of Admissions and Alumni Engagement

Payton Tanner is the Assistant Director of Admissions and Alumni Engagement for the Security Studies Program. She assists in the admissions process alongside the Director of Admissions, as well as coordinating and running the Alumni Mentor Program. She works closely with SSP alumni and current students to provide opportunities for them to create and cultivate meaningful professional relationships.

Payton holds a B.A. in Integrated Communications and MLA in Leadership & Ethic from Spring Hill College, the nation’s third oldest Jesuit institution. Prior to Georgetown, Payton worked for three years in undergraduate admissions at Spring Hill, where she spent her last year as Assistant Director of Admissions. She is currently pursing her MPS in Higher Education Administration at Georgetown’s School of Continuing Studies.