Joseph Bodnar is a program assistant with the Alliance for Securing Democracy at The German Marshall Fund of the United States. He is also a graduate student at American University’s School of International Service with a regional focus on Europe and a thematic focus on democracy and governance. Prior to joining GMF, Joe worked as a program assistant at the Atlantic Council’s Global Strategy Initiative. He completed internships at the World Affairs Council of Atlanta, the Wilson Center, the Center for European Policy Analysis, and GMF. Joe received his BA in history with a minor in political science from Kennesaw State University.