Gabrielle Okun is currently pursuing her M.A. at Columbia University with a focus on Eastern European languages, politics, and history. She graduated with a B.A. in History and minor in Political Science from The College of New Jersey in 2017. Her writing was previously published by The Daily Caller News Foundation with a focus on immigration, anti‐Semitism, and the rise of populist movements in Europe. She also works as a Polish Instructor at The Global Language Network.