Summer Walker is a freelance researcher and writer for international policy living in Berlin. Until mid-2012, Summer worked at NYU’s Center on International Cooperation (CIC) on transnational organized crime, development and governance. Prior to this, Summer focused on peacebuilding issues, also at CIC. Additionally, Summer has worked as a researcher with Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research International and NYU Law School’s Center on Law and Security. She holds a Masters degree from the London School of Economics and a BA in Peace and Conflict Studies from Colgate University.