Reese Phillips is a Program Assistant for Operations at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA).

Before joining CEPA, Reese worked with the Global Language Network as a classroom volunteer and operations intern supporting teachers and students in their language learning ambitions. He also has an extensive barista and customer service background from local coffee shops in Washington DC. Reese graduated from American University in December of 2021 with a BA in International Studies and a minor In Russian language and area studies. Reese had conducted research on the state of democracy at a subnational level in Russia, focusing acutely on the region of Khabarovsk, Russia.