Alison MacPhee is the NATO Association of Canada’s Program Editor for Canada’s NATO. Alison graduated from McGill University with a BA in Modern European History and Political Science. Most recently, she completed an MSc in International and European Politics at the University of Edinburgh. Alison wrote her MSc Dissertation: “Assessing the EU’s policy response to the Arab Spring vis-à-vis Tunisia and Egypt”, while completing an intensive program at the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels. Her work explored how key moments in institutional formation can constrain future policy outcomes. Her main research interests include: the EU as a Global Actor, the International Relations of the Middle East, Counter-Terrorism, and Political Islam. Alison enjoyed her previous experience working in Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing in Scotland, and is fascinated by Regulatory Affairs.