Master of Arts in Security Studies (SSP), Huffington Fellow
- Adviser: Ambassador (ret.) John Heffern, Distinguished Fellow for Diplomacy and Social Entrepreneurship; Acting Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs (2017)
- Topic: The Defense-focused Decision-making Structure of the EU and NATO
Michelle Shevin-Coetzee is an M.A. Candidate in the Security Studies Program. Before coming to Georgetown, Michelle spent four years working on European defense policy in the think tank community, most recently as a 2018-2019 Fulbright Schuman Fellow at Chatham House in London and the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) in Berlin. She had worked previously at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments and the Center for a New American Security in Washington, D.C.
Michelle is a 2020 Rosenthal Fellow and part of the 2020 cohort of the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Nuclear Scholars Initiative. She graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in International Affairs from the George Washington University and has also studied at the University of Cambridge.