Annie Shiel is the Senior Advisor for U.S. Policy & Advocacy with CIVIC’s US Program, where she conducts policy research and advocacy around the civilian harm implications of US military operations and security sector assistance. She is also a Research Program Manager with Stanford University, where she leads research on the second- and third-order effects of conflict on civilians. Prior to working with CIVIC and Stanford, Annie spent three years at the State Department, where she worked on human rights, civilian protection, and security sector reform as a founding member of DRL’s Office of Security and Human Rights. She is also a Truman National Security Fellow. Annie holds a Master of International Policy from Stanford University and a BA in International Development from McGill University.