Kristina Duffy is a rising 3L. She is also the Senior Research Editor of the St. John’s Journal of International and Comparative Law (JICL). She works at the Permanent Bureau for the Hague Conference on Private International Law. Her interest in international law originated in her experiences as an undergraduate at the University of Virginia, where she majored in Foreign Affairs and English Literature. She studied abroad in Rabat, Morocco, and enjoyed getting to know people with entirely different backgrounds from herself. At the Permanent Bureau, she provides research to further the preparatory work for future conventions, and to facilitate the successful implementation of existing conventions.