Paige Montfort is the media relations manager in the external relations department at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). In this role she fields press inquiries and matches experts with journalists to set up interviews, working closely with the full spectrum of CSIS programs and experts. Beyond this, she facilitates press briefings and helps maintain relations with the media, supports publications efforts, and provides administrative and logistical support to the department. Previously, she was an external relations intern at CSIS. She holds a BA in political science/international development and a BS in public health, as well as a minor in economics, from Tulane University. She joined CSIS in June 2021.