Kristen Ziccarelli

Director of Production and Policy Analyst, Center for Homeland Security and Immigration

"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars."

- Oscar Wilde

Kristen Ziccarelli grew up in Germany, Slovenia, Boston, Chicago, and Virginia, and serves as the Director of Production & Policy Analyst, Center for Homeland Security and Immigration at AFPI. She was previously a White House Intern with the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs during the Summer of 2020, where she helped coordinate between state and local leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic. Kristen also worked as a temporary hire in the Political Section of the U.S. Embassy in Berlin, Germany. Kristen attended the University of Edinburgh in Scotland for her Master’s in International Business and received Bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Finance at Christopher Newport University. She currently resides in Washington D.C, and in her free time, enjoys fitness, traveling, photography, playing classical piano, and intellectual retreats on Catholic theology. 

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