Darrah Lustig graduated with a BA in German and European History from the University of Vermont in 2007. After graduating, she participated in the US Teaching Assistantship program that Fulbright Austria manages for the Austrian Ministry of Education. Darrah was on the front lines of promoting cultural exchange and mutual understanding for two years in Wolfsberg, Carinthia, before returning to the US to complete an MA in Comparative Literature at Dartmouth College. Darrah returned to Austria and joined the Student Service Center at MODUL University Vienna in 2013 while simultaneously pursuing a Master’s in Advanced International Studies (MAIS) at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. Darrah joined Fulbright Austria in September 2018.