Christina Beasley recently received her M.A. in International Security at the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, with a concentration in human security and substate violence. She has held positions at the National Counterterrorism Center, CSIS, and the Department of State. She speaks advanced Italian and intermediate Spanish and French. She has traveled internationally extensively.
Christina also pursues creative writing with a focus in poetry, and is a Davidson Fellow in Literature. She has studied with a plethora of professors at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York as well as at George Washington University--including Tina Chang, Jeffrey McDaniel, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Jane Shore, David McAleavey, and Greg Pardlo. She has been published in literary magazines such as Collision, The Binnacle, and Streetlight; and has has done residencies at both Southern Illinois University and The Atlantic Center for the Arts. She has also read in the Joaquin Miller Cabin Poetry Series in Washington, DC.
Christina lives in Northern Virginia, where she works part-time as a photographer and model (as well as English/history tutor.) She is available for photographing events and weddings, as well as portraiture. She has interned as a photography assistant as well as in production work with Matt Hoyle Photography of New York City. Her fashion experience includes editorial print work, brand ambassador work, and catalogue commercial advertisement.
Christina has worked in a bevy of restaurants and cafes, as well as in private bartending and catering. She is a certified mixologist.
A formal professional resume is available upon request.