Ms. Abigail (Abby) Trzyzewski is the assistant research fellow team lead at the National War College. Abby joined the NWC from the Department of Justice where she was a Security Specialist. While Abby was in graduate school, she was a research assistant for Ambassador Dennis Jett and Assistant Secretary of Defense Mary Beth Long. Previously, Abby was a research fellow at West Point's Combatting Terrorism Center focusing on jihadism and hostage-taking in Africa, and also interned in the Management and Regional Security Office at the U.S. Embassy in Switzerland. She holds a BS in Management from Berry College and a Master's in International Affairs and Security Studies from the Pennsylvania State University.