Originally from Michigan, Bryant studied public policy and African studies at Princeton University. It was as an undergraduate that Bryant first discovered her passion for applying quantitative methods to analyzing ongoing conflicts and political change. Since then, Bryant has worked on human rights, ballot initiatives and foreign affairs. At McCourt, she plans to work with conflict event data, develop her coding skills, and learn from the amazing professors and speakers who come through campus. After graduating, Bryant plans to develop new methodologies for helping policymakers anticipate emerging trends around the world.