Caroline Gray is a contributor to Arbitror. She recently graduated from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon with a Bachelor of Arts in international affairs and a minor in political economy. Caroline spent the past summer as a policy intern with the Truman Center for National Policy and Truman National Security Project in Washington, D.C.
Caroline previously served as research assistant to Anne Terman Wedner, commissioner on the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, and has interned with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. In 2015, Caroline studied abroad in India, where she conducted independent research on religious identity, nationalism, and public memory in New Delhi, Chennai, and Varanasi. She was awarded funding to conduct archival research at the Nehru Memorial Museum & Library in New Delhi to further her studies on the rise of Hindu nationalism and contemporary Indian history.
Caroline has a background studying secularism, identity conflicts, and U.S. national security with a focus on women, global development, and countering violent extremism (CVE). She is passionate about grassroots political movements and economic and social justice issues and is currently making a documentary about campaign finance reform. Caroline spends her free time backpacking and leading outdoor trips with Lewis & Clark's College Outdoors in the Pacific Northwest.
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