Abby Riley is currently a 1L at William & Mary with an interest in post-conflict development. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with degrees in English and Political Science: International and Comparative Studies. Abby has previously studied and worked in Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Malawi, and the Czech Republic.
Abby will be working at Democracy for Development, a think-tank located in Pristina, Kosovo, that does public policy research to promote the idea that democracy is a precursor to development. D4D's research focuses on socio-economic development, governance, the development of political parties, and the development of inter-ethnic, regional, and international relations.