Bridget Glackin graduated cum laude from Fordham University with a B.A. in History and Political Science in 2007. After earning her undergraduate degree, Bridget worked as a press officer at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research in New York City, focusing on issues such as culture, immigration, and higher education. After returning to Fordham University to earn an M.A. in Modern European History, she started working at FIRE in 2010. She now lives in the Boston area with her husband and daughter.