Christian Hyde is the program coordinator for congressional and government affairs at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). In this role he promotes the center’s engagement with congressional members and staff and the executive branch, working closely with the full spectrum of CSIS programs. He facilitates briefings, public events, and congressional testimony of CSIS experts, as well as the strengthening of connections between CSIS programs and the federal government. Prior to joining CSIS full time, Christian was an external relations intern at CSIS. He holds a BA in international relations and political economy from Tulane University. He joined CSIS in February 2021.