Hannah Creek is a graduate student in the Security Studies Program (SSP) where she is concentrating on U.S. National Security. This summer, Hannah traveled to the United Kingdom to conduct independent research on the counterterrorism legislation, known prominently as the CONTEST Strategy, of America’s greatest ally. Hannah studied Political Science and International Studies at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. She earned her B.A. in December 2013, after which she interned at the U.S. State Department for the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs in the office of the U.S. Permanent Representative for the Organization of American States.