Maggie Smith joined Atlantic Partnership (AP) in January 2009 as a Project Manager for US Programs. She was responsible for supporting AP by monitoring developments in transatlantic affairs in order to aid in the research and planning of events, new programs, and the future of AP initiatives. Maggie also assisted with the AP website, newsletter, and communications initiatives.
Maggie has a great interest in transatlantic affairs, with a wide range of experiences including work at The European Institute, a public policy forum that aims to strengthen the Atlantic partnership, and the Center for European Policy Analysis, a think tank devoted to studying Central and Eastern Europe in order to foster a vibrant relationship between these territories and the US. Maggie was a joint major in European History and French at Bates College, and is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in German and European Studies from the BMW Center for German and European Studies at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. She has crafted a concentration in the Historical, Political, and Cultural Aspects of Transatlantic Affairs, and is writing a thesis about the implications of economic policy on the transatlantic relationship. Maggie is fluent in French and has a working knowledge of German.