J. Kevin Carroll and Linda L. Caroll of Fairfax Station, Va., and Oak Bluffs, formerly of Walpole, announce the engagement of his daughter, Miriam Adams Carroll, to Mattias R. Fenton, son of Heidi B. Fenton of Pittsburgh, Pa., formerly of Hanover, Germany.

Miriam graduated from Harvard University, Magna Cum Laude, and received a master’s degree in public policy from John Hopkins University. Mattias graduated from Connecticut College and received a master’s degree in International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh. Both are international policy analysts for the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

A spring 2009 wedding is planned. The couple reside in Alexandria, Va.