Abby is a Project Manager with Connexus Corporation, providing logistical and administrative support for current and future projects, including the annual Cracking the Nut Conference. Prior to joining Connexus, she worked as an English Teacher in Ziguinchor, Senegal while on a Fulbright Grant and in Sens, France as part of the Teaching Assistant Program in France. She also has experience working as a Research Assistant at The George Washington University’s Institute for African Studies and as an Editorial Assistant for the academic journal Anthropological Quarterly. Abby holds a B.A. in International Affairs and French Language, Literature, and Culture, and she has a working knowledge of French.