Elise Crane Graduate student, Fletcher School, Tufts University

Born and raised in Denver, Elise Crane studied international affairs, focusing on Russia and Eurasia, at the University of Colorado. After working in media for three years in the Czech Republic, she is now a master's degree candidate at The Fletcher School at Tufts University. Her areas of focus are conflict resolution and international communication, with an emphasis on new media's potential in post-conflict environments.