Caroline Wade is a graduate student and research assistant at CPOST. She received her Bachelor's degree in international relations and comparative religion from Louisiana State University in 2018 and is completing her Master’s degree at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies. Her research focuses on violent extremist organizations and their effects on human security in the contemporary Middle East. Caroline is currently a member of the Minerva Project team and assists in analyzing militant propaganda from the Afghan Taliban. She expects to graduate in the spring of 2020.