Recently awarded her Master degree from the University of Virginia’s Frank Batten School for Leadership and Public Policy in May of 2022. In the Spring of 2022, she was the team lead on a project in collaboration with USSTRATCOM’s J57, designing an analytical framework for preempting and interpreting signals among allies within the United States’ extended deterrence umbrella in the Asia-Pacific region. For the capstone project of her master’s degree, Hallie produced research on behalf of USSPACECOM analyzing commercial ISR collections and data processing services in light of existing contract models. As an intern for UVA’s National Security Policy Center, she initiated a project synthesizing open-source satellite data to motivate a quantitative analysis of evolving trends and norms in outer space. She also earned her BA in Foreign Affairs and Spanish from UVA in 2021, during which she participated in a summer Spanish immersion program and published a research paper regarding U.S.-China relations in the South China Sea in an undergraduate journal.