Shannon Togawa Mercer

Shannon Togawa Mercer graduated from the Georgetown University Law Center cum laude, where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Georgetown Journal of International Law. Prior to law school, Shannon spent two years working at a hedge fund and one year in consulting. In 2011, she graduated cum laude from Princeton University with an A.B. in Politics and minors in Near Eastern Studies and Arabic Language. She is originally from the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

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Theresa Maybe: A Primer on the Upcoming UK General Election

This Thursday, while Americans watch former FBI Director James Comey’s Senate Intelligence Committee testimony, citizens in the United Kingdom will be making their way to the polls to select members of Parliament for the second time in just two years. Let’s outline the whats, whys, hows, and so-whats of the upcoming election—with a particular focus on Brexit and security.