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Program: Intercultural & International Communication

Shannon McNaught is studying public and cultural diplomacy at the School of International Service, where she serves as Editor-in-Chief for the student-run Journal of International Service, which helps promote SIS graduate student research and writing. Additionally, Shannon works as a Graduate Research Assistant and AU Connects Diversity & Inclusion Facilitator (and a District Trivia host on the side!)

Originally from southern California, Shannon studied Art History and French at the University of Notre Dame before moving overseas to continue her studies at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London. Since arriving in Washington, DC, Shannon has conducted research on behalf of IO Sustainability, Americans for the Arts, and the Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies.

In her spare time, Shannon is usually found wandering the District looking for the best bakeries, breweries, and bookstores.