Emily Blout is the beautiful wife of politician, Mike Signer. Her hubby currently serves as mayor of Charlottesville, Virginia.
Following the recent violence in C’ville, Emily’s hubby denounced white supremacists and criticized the president for blaming “many sides” after a woman was killed during the rally.
Mike holds a bachelor’s degree from Princeton, a doctorate in political science from Berkeley and a law degree from the University of Virginia, which is in Charlottesville. In 2015, he was elected to the Charlottesville City Council. His term began in January 2016 and is to end in December. Signer also lectures at the University of Virginia and is general counsel with a company that develops applications for mobile digital devices.
Additionally Mike is also the author of at least two books. He and his wife have been married for a few years now, meet her below.
#1 Emily Blout grew up in Massachusetts
Born Emily Lorraine Blout, she is the daughter of Stephanie Monaghan-Blout and William L. Blout of Lexington, Mass. The father, a social worker, owned HelpPro.com, an online mental health referral service there. Her mother, a neuropsychologist at Neuropsychology and Education Services for Children in Newton, Mass.
#2 Emily Blout holds a Ph.D.
Charlottesville’s first Emily Blout, holds a Ph.D. in Iranian Studies from the University of St. Andrews. Blout earned a M.A. in Strategic Security Studies from the National Defense University in Washington, D.C. and a double B.A. in Political Science and English from Union College in New York.
#3 She teaches at American University
Dr. Emily Blout has lectured on communications at American University in Washington. Prior to joining American University in 2016, Emily taught undergraduate courses on media and politics in Iran at the University of Virginia.
#4 She is a former congressional staffer
She also served as Press Secretary in the US Congress. From 2009 to 2011 she was the press secretary to Representative Jim Moran, Democrat of Virginia.
#5 She did research on counter-terrorism
While working as a researcher at the Institute for National Strategic Studies at the National Defense University –she conducted research on non-proliferation and counter-terrorism policy at the U.S. National Security Council.
#6 Like her husband, she is an author
Her upcoming book is titled, “Soft War: Media & Power in Iran.”
#7 She is the mother of twins
Emily Blout and her husband were married in 2012. The couple are the proud parents of twin boys, William and Jacoby.
You can check out Emily Blout on Twitter here.