Amanda Berry serves as the Program Assistant for the International Affairs Research Institute housed in the School of International Service. Her role is to assist Institute staff by researching funding opportunities for faculty and doctoral students, coordinating events, and maintaining the Institute’s website. After receiving a B.A. in French with a minor in Business from the University of Tennessee in 2009, Amanda joined Teach For America to teach high school French in Nashville, Tennessee. Currently, she is working on her M.A. in International Affairs as part of the Comparative and Regional Studies program, focusing on Europe and public diplomacy.