Molly Montgomery was a nonresident fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution, where her work focused on Central and Eastern Europe, the Western Balkans, and trans-Atlantic security. Montgomery was also a vice president in the Europe practice at Albright Stonebridge Group. Her work focuses on Central and Eastern Europe, the Western Balkans, and trans-Atlantic security. A former U.S. Foreign Service Officer, Montgomery holds a Master of Public Administration degree in international relations from the Princeton University School of Public & International Affairs and a bachelor's in history and political science from Stanford University. She is currently serving in the Biden administration.