Anna Bruckner is a Program Assistant for the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum at the Social Science Research Council (SSRC). She was born and raised in Paris, France, and moved to the U.S. to attend Wesleyan University, from which she graduated in 2020 with a B.A. in Government with a concentration in international politics. During her time at Wesleyan, she wrote an Honors thesis on the responsibility of France and the U.S. in the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Outside of the classroom, she worked with the Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS), a refugee resettlement agency in New Haven. She also spent a semester studying abroad in Madrid, Spain. Before working at the SSRC, Bruckner worked as a paralegal in the Major Economic Crimes Bureau of the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office.