Anna Applebaum

Scholarship Years: 2015, 2016, 2017

Current Employment

  • Independent Consultant


  • Kathryn Davis Fellow for Peace. 2015
  • Harry S. Truman Scholarship in Public Service, Finalist. 2012

Honorary Scholar

  • George E. Mylonas Scholarship in the Humanities

Anna Applebaum is an expert in transitional justice, peace processes and disaster risk reduction. Most recently she served as the 2015-2017 Hillary Rodham Clinton Research Fellow at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security. In this role, she developed and implemented in-depth research on the gendered dynamics of peace and conflict with fieldwork experience in Myanmar, Colombia, Nepal, Indonesia and Rwanda. Her previous experience includes consulting for a variety of non-profit organizations, including serving as a McLarty Scholar at Vital Voices Global Partnership. She also engages as a Jeremiah Fellow at Jews United for Justice, a community organizing group dedicated to pursuing justice and equality in the Washington D.C. area. Ms. Applebaum received her Master of Public Service from the Clinton School of Public Service where she served as student body president. At her alma mater, Washington University in St. Louis, she was awarded a George E. Mylonas Scholarship in Humanities and an internship at the White House. Ms. Applebaum is proficient in both French and Spanish.