Kris Karlsson is a Senior Associate/Research Assistant at Roosevelt Forward, where she provides operational and research support to the Think Tank. Kris assists with research and projects on a wide variety of topics, including antitrust, financialization, corporate governance, and employee ownership, fiscal policy and financing climate mobilization. Prior to joining Roosevelt, Kris received her B.A. from Bowdoin College where she pursued a dual degree in Economics and Francophone Studies. Previously she held internships with Jeunesse and Development in Dakar, Senegal where she provided operational support for scout-based youth enrichment programs, and CDR Fundraising group where she provided analytical support to non-profit clients including UNHCR and American Red Cross. She most recently worked as a project manager for Third Bridge, a primary research firm that provides market insights to Big Four consulting firm clients.