Brandi Lupo is a Junior studying Political Economy and Legal Realism at New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study. Brandi has a background in empirical policy research and service-oriented outreach and has worked with the New York City Council and The Center on Law and Security implementing and researching various policies and programs. Her policy interests include environmental sustainability, economic development, and US foreign policy. She is currently working on a thesis regarding the definition of the material support statute. When not politicizing, Brandi enjoys playing sports and winning dance battles. As RC, she is looking forward to working with other students on the development of effective local, state, national, and international policy.