Special Projects Researcher/Project Manager
Mila Johns is a researcher and project manager at START, where she investigates and analyzes mass-casualty terrorism, criminal organizations in Pakistan, and a variety of other open source research projects. Mila earned a B.A. in Government & Politics, with a concentration in Persian Studies, from the University of Maryland, College Park and a Masters of International Affairs, specializing in Comparative and Regional Studies of the Middle East, with a minor in Terrorism and Intelligence Studies, from American University. Her career interests include research and policy relating to Iran, China, the Middle East, open source data, terrorism, intelligence, and social media.