Adam Pontius is a graduate research assistant at the Eurasia Group Foundation, where he supports the Independent America project. He is pursuing a masters degree in international relations at Central European University (CEU) in Vienna, Austria. His research focus is international security and transatlantic politics.
Adam also serves as Senior Editor for CEU’s independent graduate student newspaper The Stand. Previously, Adam worked as a political consultant and an advocate for democratic reform for seven years. He is a graduate of the Bard Globalization and International Affairs program in New York City and earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from Elmira College in upstate New York.