Zoe Kreitenberg is a J.D. candidate in Yale Law School’s class of 2024 and a former U.S. Army Captain. She is originally from Los Alamitos, California and earned a B.S. in philosophy from West Point in 2016.  Zoe led global ballistic missile defense and space operations as an Army Air Defense Artillery officer from 2016-2021. She completed two tours to Israel and the Republic of Korea and commanded a battery at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Her awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Space Operations Badge, Israeli Air Defense Tactical Operations Badge, and five Army commendation medals. Zoe is interested in the intersection of human rights and national security, as well as the law’s democracy-enabling functions. She is a member of the Yale Law softball team, the Bad News Barristers.