Kesa White is a Program Research Associate at the Polarization and Extremism Research and Innovation Lab (PERIL) located at American University. In addition to her role at PERIL, she is a fellow at the Accelerationism Research Consortium (ARC) and the Extremism and Gaming Research Network. Ms. White received her B.A. degree in International Studies with a concentration in Foreign Policy and National Security and M.S. degree in Terrorism and Homeland Security from American University. Kesa’s research primarily focuses on violent far-right extremism, hate, and content moderation. In her spare time, Ms. White enjoys spending time with her dog Fendi, traveling, and riding her Peloton.