Voting and registration options can help ensure safe elections despite the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. Each option has advantages; challenges; and different levels of risk regarding safety, integrity, access, and logistics.
Aug 5, 2020
Anusree Garg is a policy analyst with the RAND Corporation's Defense and Political Sciences department, based in Santa Monica. Prior to RAND, Garg worked as a Research Officer with the International Monetary Fund's Legal Department. At the IMF, she served as the desk officer for over thirty countries on financial integrity issues helping to enhance countries' AML/CFT legal frameworks and capacity. She also served on capacity development mission teams to enhance the Targeted Financial Sanctions regime in line with UNSCRS 1373 and 1267 for Middle Eastern countries. During law school, she worked as a legal affairs intern with the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate in New York where she analyzed international counter-terrorism legislation. She also completed legal clerkships with Principal Legal Advisor’s National Security Law Division at the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and Department of Justice's Office of Foreign Litigation. She received her Bachelors of Arts Degree in International Relations from Ohio State University and obtained her Juris Doctorate degree focusing on International Law from American University Washington College of Law, while also taking additional courses on international criminal law and terrorism at the T.M.C. Asser Institute in the Hague. Prior to law school, she took a gap year working at an anti-trafficking grassroots nonprofit in India.