Emily Copeland is a Senior Lecturer in Political Science and the Coordinator for the GFCL component of the Freshmen Gateway Program. She received her Ph.D. in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Prior to joining academia she worked for a think tank on refugee issues in Washington, DC. She has also worked with NGOs, the World Bank, and the UNHCR in Sudan. Dr. Copeland teaches courses on Political Economy, Comparative Politics, European Politics and Global Issues.