2017 Fellows

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Christian Stirling Haig

Fall 2017 Fellow, Natural Resources Defense Council

Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA Political Science and Peace, War, and Defense, 2017

Issues Covering: Nexus of issues around the U.S. military, renewable energy, climate change, and national security

Kathryn Hewitt

Fall 2017 Fellow, Brookings Institution

Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MA Global Studies, 2017
Gonzaga University, BA Political Science and Philosophy, 2013

Issues Covering: Iran nuclear deal, North Korea’s nuclear program, and strategies for reducing incentives for countries to obtain/pursue nuclear weapons

Emily Myers

Fall 2017 Fellow, Alliance for Peacebuilding

Education: Union College, BA Political Science, 2016

Issues Covering: Women, peace, and security initiatives and the relationship between fragility, stabilization, and countering violent extremism

Donya Nasser

Fall 2017 Fellow, Truman Center for National Policy

Education: SOAS, University of London, MA Iranian Studies, 2017
St. John’s University, BA Political Science and Women’s and Gender Studies, 2015

Issues Covering: Authoritarian regimes and their impact on regional security

Namratha Somayajula

Fall 2017 Fellow, ReThink Media

Education: University of Oregon, BA International Studies, 2017

Issues Covering: Narrowing the information gap between media and policy related to nuclear issues


Jesse Marks

Spring 2017 Fellow, Stimson Center

Education: Florida State University, BA Middle East Studies, 2016

Issues Covering: Regional solutions for peacebuilding and civilian protection in protracted crises in the Middle East and Africa

Bernadette Stadler

Spring 2017 Fellow, Center for Arms Control and Non-proliferation

Education: Brown University, BA International Relations, 2016

Issues Covering: Nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation issues including the future of the Iran nuclear deal, North Korea’s nuclear program, and Russia-U.S. nuclear relations

Maggie Tennis

Spring 2017 Fellow, Arms Control Association

Education: Brown University, BA Anthropology and Slavic Studies, 2015

Issues Covering: U.S. nuclear security agenda and Russian nuclear force policy and modernization