Danielle Bella Ellison
Danielle, a dual Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS)-JD student, is pursuing the MSFS Global Politics & Security concentration and focusing her JD on national security and international law. Danielle is a Student Workforce Trainee for the U.S. Department of Justice. She is fluent in Hebrew and has studied Spanish, Arabic, and Mandarin Chinese.
Prior to working at the Justice Department and beginning the MSFS-JD program, Danielle earned her Bachelor of Arts at Yale University, double-majoring in political science and economics. At Yale, Danielle completed the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy and conducted a capstone research and travel project entitled “Women’s Empowerment, A Vehicle for Middle East Peace and Prosperity.”
After graduate school, Danielle looks forward to pursuing a career in public service at the intersection of national security, international relations, public policy, strategy, and law.
"I chose MSFS for the opportunity to pursue an international relations degree in Washington, D.C.—the nexus of the United States’ interaction with the world and the center of American public service.”