Fall 2012 Fellow, Stimson Center
Education: Grinnell College, BA Political Science, 2011
Issues Covered: Arab Transitions/Uprisings, regional conflicts in Middle East, Yemen, Jordan, Arab youth
Current Activities: Newbill began his first year at Columbia University Law School in fall 2015. He plans to focus his legal studies on both international and domestic issues. He hopes to explore national security law, with a focus on the Middle East and North Africa, and to understand security threats as they relate broadly to poverty, education, and youth populations. He was previously a Fulbright Program Assistant at Amideast-Fulbright Division. He administered the Fulbright Foreign Student program on behalf of the Department of State and advises Fulbright students from Libya, Tunisia, and Jordan regarding their grants. Once a student is nominated, he handled everything from their university acceptance, to their arrival/departure, to signing their first lease, and providing guidance for the duration of their grant.
Fall 2012 Fellow, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation
Education: Columbia University, BA History and Political Science, 2012
Issues Covered: U.S.-Iran relations, nuclear weapons budget, nuclear nonproliferation efforts, military spending
Current Activities: Sahay is an Interactive News Writer at the Wall Street Journal. She was previously a News Editor at the Huffington Post, where she was part of a team of editors responsible for editing all HuffPost’s outgoing news items, including breaking news and focusing on political coverage. Following her fellowship she was the Director of Digital Outreach at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation and Council for a Livable World. She managed the Center’s and Council’s digital strategy, online advocacy, and fundraising for Senate candidates. She was also an Assistant Editor (and founding team member) at War on the Rocks, an online platform for analysis, commentary, and debate on foreign policy and national security issues. She was responsible for editing 50% of the content that the site publishes, as well as for handling social media outreach and occasionally contributing content.
Fall 2012 Fellow, Arms Control Association
Education: Suffolk University, MA Ethics and Public Policy, 2015
California State University, Sacramento, BA International Relations, 2012
Issues Covering: CTBT, nuclear weapons budget, missile defense system, non-proliferation and disarmament report card
Current Activities: Taylor is Director of Business Development at Howard Sloan Professional Search and Stephen-Bradford Search.
Spring 2012 Fellow, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies
Education: Princeton University, MPA International Affairs, 2014
University of California–Los Angeles, BA Middle Eastern and North African Studies, 2011
Issues Covered: Iran sanctions; Middle East Nuclear Weapons Free Zone; UN Security Council Resolution 1540; chemical weapons security
Current Activities: Smith received an MPA with a focus on International Relations and Security from the Woodrow Wilson School of International and Public Affairs at Princeton University in 2014. During graduate school he was part of a student group that traveled to Israel and Palestine, UK, Oslo, and Geneva with Ambassador Daniel Kurtzer to research Track-II Diplomacy, and was one of the authors of the resulting report. He was also part of a small group of Princeton students who met with Iranian Ambassador to the UN on nuclear negotiations. He is currently working at Participant Media (producer of Countdown to Zero) managing the political/social action campaigns around their film releases.
Spring 2012 Fellow, Truman National Security Project Educational Institute
Education: The New School for Public Engagement, MA International Affairs, 2011
Drew University, BA Political Science and Gender and Sexuality Studies, 2009
Issues Covered: National security; women, peace, and security
Current Activities: Webbe is a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cameroon. She works as a Youth Development Volunteer to empower youth to be agents of change in their community. She predominantly focuses on entrepreneurship training and HIV/AIDS education. Following her fellowship Webbe was hired as the Grants Manager for the Truman Project and Center for National Policy, ultimately being promoted to the Deputy Director of Foundation Relations.