Missy Reif joined the Inter-American Dialogue in early 2016 and is a program associate in the office of the president. Prior to joining the Dialogue, Missy spent two years in Brazil as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant at the Federal University of Ceará and previously interned at the Organization of American States and the National Defense University.  She graduated cum laude from Dickinson College with a BA in International Studies and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.