Anna Diakun is a staff attorney at the Knight First Amendment Institute. Before joining the Institute, she was a fellow with the National Security Project at the American Civil Liberties Union, where she worked on issues related to the government’s use of lethal force abroad, military detention, surveillance, and discrimination against racial and religious minorities. Anna is a graduate of Yale College, Central European University in Budapest, and Yale Law School. During law school, she served as a Student Director of the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and as an editor of the Yale Law Journal. After graduating, Anna served as a law clerk for the Hon. Allyson K. Duncan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.