Audrey Flake

The Fletcher School at Tufts University
Class of 2012

Audrey is an Analyst supporting the Federal Government at Analytic Services, Inc. At the Fletcher School, Audrey specialized in international security and human security, focusing her thesis on the lessons of international disaster preparedness and response from the SARS 2003 outbreak. Prior to attending Fletcher, Audrey worked as a research assistant at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. She traveled with senior fellows on a research trip to Iraq’s Kurdish North. The group met with all levels of Northern Iraqi government officials, religious and civic leaders, security experts, and journalists to better understand the metamorphosing state of Iraqi Kurdish affairs. At the Bipartisan Policy Center, the main focus of Audrey’s research and analysis focused on U.S. policy and strategy to stabilize fragile states. Audrey was a graduate intern at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Policy, where she supported research and analysis of key strategic issues affecting current and future DHS operations and interests. At Brandeis University, Audrey completed three years of Arabic language study, including a semester abroad studying the language, history and politics of Jordan.