Marissa Harrell is a 3L from Staten Island, New York. Marissa graduated from Quinnipiac University with a Bachelor’s degree in public relations and a minor in marketing. Marissa first became interested in international law during her undergraduate studies of international relations. This interest was strengthened during her semester abroad in Cork, Ireland and when she worked as a crewmember of a documentary filming in South Africa. After law school, Marissa will continue to pursue a career in international law. She will be spending the 2013 fall semester interning at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in Mons, Belgium.