Mary Trichka

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MPP Student

Mary Trichka is an MPP candidate at the Yale Jackson School of Global Affairs. Her primary interest is in foreign and development policy in former Soviet states. Before Yale, she was a Senior Associate at Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG), where she advised private sector clients on geopolitical and economic developments in Europe and Eurasia. While at ASG, she conducted work related to the war in Ukraine and Western sanctions, as well as energy and transport policy in the Caucasus. Mary studied abroad in Moscow and served as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Kutaisi, Georgia, where she worked with both high school and university students to improve their English-speaking skills. Mary graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude from Middlebury College in 2019 with a double major in political science and Russian. At Middlebury, she conducted extensive undergraduate research on the interactions of international organizations, including NATO, the OSCE, and the UN, surrounding Russia’s invasion of Georgia in 2008 and Ukraine in 2014. She is proficient in Russian.

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