Olive Swan

Olive Swan

Project Assistant

Olive is currently supporting the project manager of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Research Evaluation and Technical Assistance project where she is responsible for making travel arrangements for consultants, assisting with data collection, updating and maintaining NIJ projects and providing administrative support.

Olive is from Boise, Idaho, and earned a Bachelor of Arts in international studies and French from the University of Idaho and a University Diploma in French language and culture from the Université Catholique de Lyon. Prior to joining Bixal, she worked as a researcher with a focus on policies regarding housing markets, workforce development and livability indices. Outside of work, Olive enjoys getting outside and enjoying nature whenever she can, going to concerts, and spending time with family and friends. One of her fondest memories is the month-long adventure she spent with her dad travelling around Europe.


  • Community Outreach
  • International Relations
  • Policy Research


  • English
  • French

Bucket List

To spend a few months backpacking around Asia.