Staff Associates

Staff Associates 2016 - 2017

Katherine Kranz Jordan is a candidate for the Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.  She is a 12-year Navy veteran and holds the rank of Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve. Kate is a co-author and editor of In the Shadow of Greatness: Voices of Leadership, Service and Sacrifice from America’s Longest War, a two time Los Angeles Times best seller chronicling junior officers’ experiences in the post 9/11 military.  She holds a B.S. in English from the United States Naval Academy and a M.A. in Administrative Leadership from the University of Oklahoma.


Laura McElroy is the editor of the Fares Center blog. She is a MALD student focusing on human security, forced migration and international law. Prior to attending Fletcher, Laura worked in public affairs, communications and political campaigns. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Muralidhar Selvamani is a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) candidate from India specializing in the role of Information and Communication in international affairs. Prior to arriving at Fletcher, Murali worked in the consulting industry advising Fortune 500 firms in Europe, North America and Asia on digital transformation and strategy. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from India.


Lauren Gray

Lauren Gray is a first-year Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy candidate at The Fletcher School focusing on international security studies and the Middle East. Prior to Fletcher, Lauren was working in New York City as an analyst at an investigative consultancy firm focusing on investigation and business intelligence assignments, and also spent some time in the world of corporate litigation. She holds a B.A. in history with a minor in international studies from Boston College


Hillary Ross

Hillary Ross is a writer for the Fares Center. She is a first-year MALD student focusing on strategic management and gender analysis. Previously, Hilary worked in communications at a research organization, in program management and communications at a small non-profit, and as a teaching Fulbright Fellow. She graduated from Tufts University in 2012.


Hannah Wheeler

Hannah Wheeler is a dual-degree candidate for a Masters of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) at the Fletcher School and a Juris Doctor at Georgetown University Law Center. She is a member of the Events Team at the Fares Center. At Fletcher, she focuses on international security studies and public international law. Prior to graduate school, Hannah worked at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School. She received her Bachelor's Degree in International Studies, with minors in Islamic Studies and Civilizations and the Arabic Language from Boston College.


Dia BanerjeeA. Dia Banerjee is a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) Candidate at The Fletcher School, at Tufts University. Prior to pursuing her masters, she held diverse roles with different social impact organizations; including as a consultant and policy analyst in New Delhi, and a marketing manager in San Francisco. Dia holds a B.A. in Political Science and a B.A. in Peace & Conflict Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.


Sarah Collins

Sarah Collins is a Fares Center photographer and a first year Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) candidate focusing on human security and democratization. Prior to joining the Fletcher family, Sarah worked at the Institute for Defense Analyses and the Brooking Institution, where she researched political transitions and institution building in the Middle East and West Africa. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in International Relations and Middle Eastern Studies from Colgate University

Staff Associates 2015 - 2016

Medha Basu

Alisha Guffey

Aditya Jagati

Sangeetha Madasamy

Kristin Wagner

Usman Mohammad

Staff Associates 2014 - 2015

Julia Livick

Kristin Wagner

Usman Mohammad