Claire Smrt is an associate digital content editor in the iDeas Lab at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). In this role, she works closely with research programs to develop and support digital report projects. Previously, she was a communications associate and program coordinator in the external relations department at CSIS and an intern at NASA. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in Atlantic history and politics from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She joined CSIS in June 2022.