“So, where are you from?” The question used to throw me whenever it was asked, long after it was reasonable to be confused as to the answer. I didn’t know where I was from. What does it mean to be “from” a place, anyway? And how could I be “from” a place I was excited […]
About Nathalie Grogan
Nathalie Grogan is a research assistant in the Military, Veterans, and Society Program at the Center for a New American Security in Washington, D.C. Her research focuses on the National Guard, military families, and civil-military relations. She grew up in an Army family. Nathalie graduated from SUNY Geneseo after studying history and French; she earned a master’s degree in public policy from George Washington University. She spent a year in Montpellier, France, as a student and a year in Oyonnax, France, as an English teaching assistant.