Chelsea Dreher, Research Officer, Center for Applied Research and Learning
Chelsea Dreher is a research officer for the Center for Applied Research and Learning at the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), where she works on anti-corruption and election operation projects and supports institutional knowledge management. She recently coordinated the development of IFES’ new guide on using peer review mechanisms in the fight against corruption. Before joining IFES, she worked for the U.S. Institute of Peace as a program specialist focused on rule of law, justice and security programs and training development in the field of preventive diplomacy.
She earned her master’s degree in international affairs from George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in political science and global studies from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.