Madeleine is a second-year M.A. student at New York University. She graduated summa cum laude from the State University of New York at Purchase, with a B.A. in political science and a minor in economics. She is currently working as a legal assistant for a firm in New York. Previously, Madeleine served as an editor for the Center for Constitutional Transitions at NYU Law School, and as an editorial intern for the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. Her research interests include multilateral intervention in intrastate conflict, creation and evolution of international norms, and the role of global governance mechanisms in influencing development outcomes.