The Center for the Study of Statesmanship (CSS) has named Aurora Griffin as a Junior Research Scholar.

Ms. Griffin is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Harvard University and was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University in the Class of 2014. She is the author of How I Stayed Catholic at Harvard, published by Ignatius Press in 2016. She served on the Trump Presidential Transition Team and later as Strategy and Policy Advisor in the Global Engagement Center at the U.S. Department of State. She works as a Senior Writer for The Catholic University of America.

Ms. Griffin will help to advance the scholarly mission of CSS and The Catholic University of America through published writings and lectures on campus related to U.S. foreign policy that will challenge especially undergraduate students to reevaluate many assumptions undergirding U.S. foreign policy.