Réjeanne is a fall research assistant at the Fund for Peace. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Laurentian University in Ontario, Canada and a Master of Arts in International Security Studies from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom. Due to her Slavic maternal heritage, her area of focus is the post-Soviet space and the Balkans where she has contributed widely on de facto states, frozen conflicts, counter-extremism programming and state-building initiatives. Réjeanne has numerous academic publications under her belt ranging from Russian counter-terrorism financing policy, intelligence cultures of Central Asian states, and national securtiy issues. In addition, Réjeanne has a keen interest in compliance and responsible business practices in fragile states and their relation to security.