Christian Hyde is a program manager with the Congressional and Government Affairs team 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 the Congressional and Government Affairs team, 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 August 2020.