Sarah Morell is graduating with a Master of Advanced Study in global affairs. During her time at Yale, Sarah was a Kerry Fellow and served as a course assistant for Ambassador Anne Patterson and a board member of Jackson Women. Sarah came to Yale from the Central Intelligence Agency, where she had served as a political analyst on the Middle East since 2015, supporting U.S. national security objectives through written analysis and briefings to senior U.S. policymakers. She served as the executive assistant in CIA’s Iran Mission Center from 2020-21, and as a briefer in the region in 2018. She was also a member of the inaugural class of McCain National Security and Counterterrorism Fellows, a cohort of rising national security leaders from the Five Eyes countries, from 2019-20. After graduation, Sarah will return to CIA. Sarah graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in political science from the University of Chicago in 2015.