All Admissions Ambassadors

Theresa Lou

Theresa Lou

U.S. National Security Policy

Theresa is a third-semester SSP student concentrating in U.S. National Security Policy. She received her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in 2014 and spent a year teaching in Houston, TX before joining the Council on Foreign…

Rebecca Malone

Intelligence

Rebecca Malone is finishing her last semester in SSP and graduating this December. She earned her B.A. from American University (2016), pursuing a major in International Studies. She states that her most interesting SSP experience was volunteering at the Kalaris…

Ryan Mannina

Ryan Mannina

International Security

Captain Ryan N. Mannina is an infantry officer in the U.S. Army. In 2010, he deployed as a rifle platoon leader in the 3rd Infantry Division to Anbar Province, Iraq. In 2012, Ryan was selected for service in the 75th…

Monica Michiko Sato

Monica Michiko Sato

International Security

Monica Michiko Sato is an international student from the Philippines and a 2017 graduate of Ateneo de Manila University with a Bachelor of Arts in Diplomacy and International Relations. Prior to SSP, she served as a Research Assistant at Stratbase…

Kayla O’Callaghan

International Security

Kayla is a second year SSP student and the current President of the SSP Student Council. Kayla came to SSP after earning a B.A. in International Relations and B.A. in Political Science from Michigan State University. While there, she spent…

Elyse Ping Medvigy

Elyse Ping Medvigy

Terrorism and Substate Violence

Elyse Ping Medvigy graduated from the US Military Academy in 2012 and served 6 years in the US Army as a Field Artillery Officer, Civil Affairs Officer in the Special Operations Force, and is currently serving in the Army Reserves…

Kevin Truitte

Kevin Truitte

International Security

Kevin Truitte is in his second semester in the Security Studies Program with a concentration in International Security. He also writes as a columnist for the Georgetown Security Studies Review. Until April, Kevin worked as a Research Assistant at Hudson…