Paige Montfort is the assistant director of communications at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). In this role, she provides high-level media relations support and counsel to CSIS programs and scholars around programmatic work and events. She also fields press inquiries and matches experts with journalists to set up interviews. Beyond this, she facilitates press briefings, supports publications efforts, and provides administrative and logistical support to the department. She holds a BA in political science and international development and a BS in public health, as well as a minor in economics, from Tulane University. She joined CSIS in June 2021.