October 2017 Update

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Scoville Fellowship Update October 2017

Following are highlights of the Scoville Fellowship since our last update in October 2016. 

Watch videos from the 2017 Scoville Fellowship annual reception with remarks by former Secretary of Energy, and current chief executive officer and co-chairman of the Nuclear Threat Initiative Dr. Ernest J. Moniz, about the negotiations leading to the Iran nuclear agreement, as well as introductions by the recent Scoville Fellows. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to receive our latest videos. See photos from the event.

Earlier this year we launched a blog for our current and former fellows to discuss how they became interested in international peace and security issues, describe some of their fellowship activities, and reflect on how the fellowship helped launch their career. This may be helpful to prospective applicants who want to learn more about the fellowship.

In December 2016 we created a U.S. map showing where fellows received their undergraduate degrees and a list of those universities. We updated this list to reflect the spring and fall 2017 fellows.

In order to give our fellows more options in selecting leading organizations at which to work and to increase our influence and impact with the peace and security community in Washington, DC, our board voted to add two groups as host organizations, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, where fellows will be able to work at the Project on Nuclear Issues and Proliferation Prevention Program, and Win Without War.

In an effort to showcase our fellows’ contributions to public policy debate we have compiled a list of articles by current and former Scoville Fellows on NPR and other public radio networks and updated our lists of articles in the Bulletin of the Atomic ScientistsThe Hill, and The National Interest

If you have not already done so please read the bios of our spring and fall 2017 fellows.

New jobs, awards, and graduate school info of Scoville alumni
This is a list of accomplishments of current and former fellows since our last update a year ago. For a comprehensive list of our alumni and fellows see the Directory of Fellows.

Jesse Marks (Spring 2017, Stimson Center) is a Fulbright Research Fellow in Jordan at the Center for Strategic Studies. He is researching Syrian refugee intentions for eventual return to Syria and varying push/pull impacting their decisions to return.

Bernadette Stadler (Spring 2017, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation) is a Program Coordinator and Research Assistant at the Project on Nuclear Issues at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, where she will primarily work on a two-year research project that examines how emerging technologies that enhance or degrade strategic situational awareness — the ability to characterize the operating environment, detect and respond to attacks, and discern actual attacks from false alarms on the tactical, operational and strategic levels of conflict — impact strategic stability in the nuclear domain. She will also assist in coordinating PONI’s many programs and initiatives, including the yearly conference series, the mid-career cadre, and the Nuclear Scholars Initiative.

Chelsea Green (Fall 2016, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) is currently a research assistant for Prof. Scott Sagan at Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation, where she contributes to Sagan’s work on public opinion on nuclear weapons and ethics in war. Her responsibilities include managing Sagan’s research team, running trial survey experiments, reporting on grants, writing research memos, organizing meetings, and coordinating on research logistics.

Marlee Pittman (Fall 2016, Truman Center for National Policy) returned to her native New Orleans where she works with local residents impacted by natural disasters. Through AmeriCorps she is a Client Services Coordinator at SBP in South Louisiana.

Laura Strawmyer (Fall 2016, Alliance for Peacebuilding) was hired as Policy and Advocacy Associate at the Alliance for Peacebuilding following the completion of her fellowship there. She works actively with Congress and executive agencies to further a peacebuilding agenda, in concert with AfP members. She also facilitates four affinity groups: Women & Peacebuilding, Nonviolent Action & Peacebuil ding, Electoral Violence, and Countering Violent Extremism.

Yousef Bashir (Spring 2016, Partnership for a Secure America) recently became the Congressional Affairs Advisor for the newly appointed Palestinian Ambassador to the United States. He was previously a Legislative Fellow in the office of Senator Bernie Sanders where he supported the Senator’s Foreign Policy Advisor in various legislative capacities.

Lauren Chadwick (Spring 2016, Center for Public Integrity) is Executive Assistant to the Senior Vice President of MSNBC Programming and Development and to the Sr. Executive Producer of MSNBC Specials. She provides research and support on breaking news, long term projects, and potential new contributors. She recently worked on producing and transferring video content to MSNBC’s partner cable platforms ahead of the Global Citizen Festival.

Julia Watson (Spring 2016, Friends Committee on National Legislation Education Fund) is a Research Assistant at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Center on Business & Government. She works for economist Linda Bilmes, a leading expert on financial, budgeting, war costs, and veterans issues as well as the co-author of The Three Trillion Dollar War. In her role, Watson assists with economic, legal, and congressional research for Prof. Bilmes’ upcoming book on wartime finance. She also assists with a paper on UN peacekeeping finance reform.

Taylor Brooks (Fall 2015, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) is a Senior Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton where he works as a Strategic Cyber Threat Analyst.

Hannah Haegeland (Fall 2015, Stimson Center), a Research Associate in the South Asia Program at Stimson, produced several episodes of Stimson Center’s South Asian Voices podcast. She is a 2017 PONI Nuclear Scholar.

Elizabeth Philipp (Fall 2015, Arms Control Association) is pursuing a Master in Public Policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, focusing on international affairs and nuclear policy. During her first year at HKS she worked as a student research assistant in the Belfer Center’s new Project on Managing the Microbe working for Andrew Weber. In summer 2017, she was a graduate student intern at the U.S. Mission to the International Organizations in Vienna (UNVIE) working with the missions to the IAEA and the CTBTO. UNVIE is technically under the International Organization Affairs (IO) bureau, but interfaces with functional offices in the T family– mainly ISN and AVC. She received the Harold Rosenthal Fellowship in International Relations, which supported her summer 2017 internship. This fall she also entered Georgetown University Law Center.

Wardah Khalid (Spring 2015, Friends Committee on National Legislation Education Fund)
is Media Associate at Church World Service Immigration and Refugee Program. She serves on the advocacy team to increase public support for refugees and oppose anti-refugee policies like the travel ban through tools such as press conferences, press releases, advocacy days, and op-eds.

Sara Monteabaro (Spring 2015, Partnership for a Secure America) is the Community Relations Senior Officer for MIT Solve’s Learning pillar. Solve is an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology aimed at unearthing and implementing technological solutions to big global challenges. Sara oversees Solve’s Learning community where she cultivates a robust community of innovators, cross-sector leaders, and change-makers dedicated to improving learning opportunities and access to quality education around the world.

John Rodriguez (Spring 2015, Center for National Policy) is an intelligence analyst for BAE Systems.

James McKeon (Fall 2014, Stimson Center), a Policy Analyst and Communications Manager at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation and Council for a Livable World, created, writes, and narrates the Nukes of Hazard podcast. Over the past year, he has been quoted in publications such as BBC Radio, CBS News, ThinkProgress, Voice of America, The Washington Post, and Wired. He wrote quotes and op-eds for others that have been published in the Associated Press, The Hill, The New York Times, Politico, and The Washington Post. He co-wrote op-eds under his name in Politico and U.S. News and World Report.

Greg Terryn (Fall 2014, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation) was, until recently, a policy analyst for the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation and Council for a Livable World, a position he held since being hired at the conclusion of his fellowship. In the past year, he briefed members of Congress and their staffs on pending defense legislation, nuclear non-proliferation threats such as Iran, North Korea, and nuclear terrorism. He was also a commenter on domestic and international television and radio news programs, including being featured on KFI radio in Los Angeles and Turkey’s national public broadcasting program TRT World. He also produced fact sheets, articles, and a briefing book for Congressional offices and the media and participated in hosting bipartisan dinner briefings for members of Congress on topics of nuclear proliferation. Terryn recently entered Stanford Law School where he will pursue course work related to public interest and international security law.

Allie Van Dine (Fall 2014, Nuclear Threat Initiative) worked as a Program Associate for Scientific and Technical Affairs at NT from the end of her fellowship until August 2017. She focused primarily on the cyber threat to nuclear facilities and nuclear weapons. She also worked on the biennial NTI Nuclear Security Index. She wrote several posts for NTI’s Atomic Pulse blog and co-wrote an NTI report. She was a CSIS PONI Nuclear Scholar in 2016 and published her paper earlier this year on the cyber threat to nuclear facilities. This fall she started her first year at the University of Chicago Law School.

Kristy Kumar (Spring 2014, Center for National Policy) works as the Assistant Director of Educational Programs and Violence Prevention at Colorado State University with the Women and Gender Advocacy Center where she provides leadership and implementation for education and outreach programming on social justice issues, with a specific focus on interpersonal violence and other gender-based topics throughout the campus and community. She graduated in 2017 from the Korbel School of International Relations at the University of Denver with an MA in International Human Rights with a specialization in race, gender, and equity. At DU, she served as the Director of Educational Programming at the Human Trafficking Center where she taught a graduate seminar on advocacy and methodology. She was an Inclusive Excellence Fellow with the Division of Campus Life and Inclusive Excellence, where she worked to develop inclusive programming and educational structures for faculty, administration, and students at the University of Denver. She is a Hotline Advocate for the Colorado Network to End Human Trafficking and a Board Member for the Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking.

Cody Poplin (Fall 2013, ReThink Media) is a second year student at Yale Law School where he is focusing on national security law. He completed his first year at Harvard Law School where he was Vice-President of the Harvard National Security Law Society and Senior Editor on the Harvard National Security Journal. During summer 2017 he was a legal intern in the Office of General Counsel at the Department of Defense.

Kerry Kraemer (Spring 2013, Center for National Policy) is pursuing an MBA at the University of Chicago. She is the President and Co-Founder of Friends of TASAAGA, an organization providing funding and strategic guidance for community-based organizations serving women and vulnerable children in rural Uganda. She is also the co-founder of an event series called The Dialogue Party whose mission is “to provide a forum for informed dialogue and civic engagement in which young adults learn about all sides of various policy issues and discuss those issues with a diverse group of individuals from their community.” She is a Truman Security Fellow with the Truman National Security Project. 

Usha Sahay (Fall 2012, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation) recently became Managing Editor of War On The Rocks, an online platform for analysis, commentary, debate, and multimedia content on foreign policy and national security issues through a realist lens. Before taking editing jobs with the Huffington Post and Wall Street Journal she had been an Assistant Editor and founding team member at War on the Rocks. She was selected as an Online News Association 2017 Women’s Leadership Accelerator.

Kelsey Davenport (Fall 2011, Arms Control Association) who monitors the Iran nuclear agreement, North Korea, and other nonproliferation issues, published in the Baltimore Sun and Roll Call, was interviewed on the BBC, MSNBC, and UN Dispatch, and was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor, the Guardian, Vox, and the Washington Post. She became a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations as of August 2016 and will serve until 2021. She is also on the Atlantic Council’s Iran Task Force, an advisory body that supports the Atlantic Council’s work on Iran, contributes to sustaining effective implementation of the JCPOA, and promotes a deeper understanding of Iran to inform U.S. policy. 

Robert Taj Moore (Fall 2011, Henry L. Stimson Center) spent summer 2016 working with the Atlantic Council’s Emerging Defense Challenges Initiative, where he contributed to the Art of the Future of Warfare Project. He subsequently clerked for the Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court and now is an Associate at Morrison & Foerster LLP in New York.

Patricia Morris (Spring 2011, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation), a Program Officer with the Children in Armed Conflict Accountability Initiative at Conflict Dynamics International, managed a German Government-funded project with a local partner in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to raise awareness of child rights violations and justice approaches in the DRC. She took part in the high level two-day event “Protecting children from extreme violence: towards a more comprehensive approach to prevention and response” held at Wilton Park. She is co-director of the Boston chapter of the Truman National Security Project and has established a strategic program of work for 2017-2018.

Cassidy Regan (Spring 2011, Friends Committee on National Legislation Education Fund) became Operations Coordinator at Iraq Veterans Against the War. IVAW is a veteran and servicemember-led organization that seeks to build movements against militarism and to act in solidarity with those impacted by U.S. wars and occupations. As Operations Coordinator, she is responsible for fundraising, financial management, and offering support as a civilian to the work of IVAW’s Co-Directors of Organizing and Communications as well as its part-time field staff in Mississippi, Texas, and Oregon. 

Catherine (Skroch) Thompson (Spring 2011, Truman Center for National Policy) became a Program Director at the Peace and Security Funders Group. In this role, she facilitates coordination and collaboration among foundations and individual donors who support peacebuilding and security initiatives ranging from nuclear nonproliferation, to atrocities prevention, to locally-led peacebuilding.

Jessica Anderson (Fall 2009, Henry L. Stimson Center) received a Ph.D. in political science from The George Washington University in 2017. Her research focuses on the politics of aid, displacement, and international organizations. This fall she is teaching courses at both George Washington and Georgetown.

Alex Bollfrass (Spring 2007, Arms Control Association) received his Ph.D.in Security Studies from Princeton University in September 2017. He is currently a Stanton Nuclear Security Postdoctoral Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard. Earlier this year he wrote three blog posts on nuclear weapons history for the Wilson Center.

Travis Sharp (Fall 2006, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation), a PhD candidate in Security Studies at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton, became a non-resident fellow at the Modern War Institute at West Point. He is also a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Reserve. His current research projects explore military engagement between great power rivals, cyber security, and defense strategy and spending. He recently wrote an article in War on the Rocks about the 2014 North Korean cyberattack against Sony. 

Victoria Johnson (Spring 2005, Henry L. Stimson Center) recently joined the newly-created career advisory panel of the Peace and Collaborative Development Network, a global portal connecting over 37,000 members engaged in social change, peacebuilding, and related fields. Johnson is co-creator of ProFellow, an online source of information on professional and academic fellowships. 

Andrew Prosser (Spring 2004, Center for Defense Information) was promoted to Senior Analyst with the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) CBRN Risk Mitigation and Security Governance Programme. His current position entails facilitating workshop discussions with national experts and guiding national officials in developing strategies for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear risk mitigation. He wrote ‘Much Ado about Nothing? Status Ambitions and Iranian Nuclear Reversal’ in the summer 2017 issue of Strategic Studies Quarterly. He gave two lectures at the UNICRI, one entitled “Introduction to Chemical and Biological Materials and Weapons” and another entitled “Understanding the Risks of CBRN Terrorism” and was a panel speaker at a side event of the Eighth Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention.

Martha (Clark) Dunigan (Fall 2002, Physicians for Social Responsibility) was promoted to Senior Political Scientist at the RAND Corporation in Pittsburgh. She is also associate director of the Defense and Political Sciences Department at RAND and a lecturer in Carnegie Mellon University’s Institute for Politics and Strategy. She provides research support for a variety of national security clients, including the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and Office of the Secretary of Defense. She focuses on private military and security contractors and related issues, with a secondary focus on irregular warfare, civil-military relations, security cooperation, and Active/Reserve Component force mix issues. Earlier this year she co-wrote a RAND report titled “A Review of Alternative Methods to Inventory Contracted Services in the Department of Defense,” published an article in The National Interest, and was interviewed about America’s privatized military on the public radio program Here & Now.

Youliana (Ivanova) Sadowski (Spring 2002, Center for Nonproliferation Studies)
is a Political/Economic Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Banjul, The Gambia where she is responsible for all political and economic issues in The Gambia and reporting on these issues to Washington, DC.

Philipp Bleek (Fall 1999, Arms Control Association/Federation of American Scientists) was recently promoted to Associate Professor at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, where he is also a Fellow at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies. He wrote a discussion paper published by the Managing the Atom Project at the Belfer Center entitled “When Did (and Didn’t) States Proliferate?” In 2016, he was a member of the American delegation for the June 2016 U.S.-China Track 1.5 strategic nuclear talks in Beijing, spoke in Seoul at an August 2016 conference “Promoting Nuclear Nonproliferation” organized by Nuclear Nonproliferation Education and Research Center of South Korean University KAIST, and participated in a day-long review panel of the Department of Homeland Security’s Chemical and Biological Defense programs.

Salome Samadashvili (Fall 1997, Center for Nonproliferation Studies) became a Member of the Parliament of Georgia, Deputy Chair of the Foreign Relations Committee, and Deputy Head of the United National Movement Faction. She is also an Associate Fellow at the Wiflried Martens Center for European Studies. She is the Director of the International Relations and Political Sciences Department at the University of Georgia.

Loung Ung (Spring 1997, Peace Action Education Fund) co-wrote the screenplay to First They Killed My Father, the Angelina Jolie-directed film based on Loung’s memoir of the same name. The movie is streaming on Netflix.

Kathryn Schultz (Spring 1990, British American Security Information Council), Senior Adviser on South Asia Nonproliferation Issues recently became Acting Office Director in the Office of Regional Affairs, Bureau of International Security & Nonproliferation at the State Department. She crafts policy proposals and implements policy decisions designed to advance and protect U.S. nonproliferation and security objectives in the South Asia region. In 2016, she received another Superior Honor Award from the State Department.

Highlights of Publications and Media Appearances by Scoville Fellows and alumni
Following is a sample of media appearances and publications by current and former Scoville Fellows since our last update. We recently revised our website to link to publications by year. See fellows’ articles and media appearances in outside publications here and their work for their host institutions here

Christian Stirling Haig (Fall 2017, Natural Resources Defense Council)
• wrote Security Grounds for Bipartisan Climate Action, NRDC Expert Blog, September 14, 2017

Jesse Marks (Spring 2017, Stimson Center)
• co-wrote Making Syria Safe for Refugees, Foreign Affairs, July 6, 2017
• co-wrote The Right Way to Confront Iran in Syria, Defense One, June 5, 2017
• wrote Proposed White House budget cuts undermine Syria strike objectives, The Hill, April 26, 2017

Bernadette Stadler (Spring 2017, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation)
• co-wrote Save the INF Treaty—but not by repeating history, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, September 13, 2017
• wrote Iran nuclear deal still under threat — US must keep its end of the bargain, The Hill, July 21, 2017
• wrote Diplomacy with North Korea Can Work, Defense One, May 9, 2017

Maggie Tennis (Spring 2017, Arms Control Association)
• co-wrote At Trump-Putin Meeting Start with New START, Defense One, July 5, 2017
• Maggie Tennis wrote A ‘Simpson’s’ -themed Twitter feud is Russia’s latest attempt to steamroll Ukraine, Quartz, June 2, 2017
• co-wrote Pulling the U.S.-Russia Relationship Back from the Nuclear Brink, The National Interest, April 12, 2017

Chelsea Green (Fall 2016, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)
• contributed to Towards a Nuclear Firewall: Bridging the NPT’s Three Pillars, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, March 20, 2017

Marlee Pittman (Fall 2016, Truman Center for National Policy)
• wrote Invest in preventing conflicts, Baton Rouge Advocate letter to the editor, April 10, 2017

Yousef Bashir (Spring 2016, Partnership for a Secure America)
• profiled in At 15, he was shot in the back by an Israeli soldier. Now this Palestinian has dedicated his life to peace, Washington Post, March 3, 2017

Lauren Chadwick (Spring 2016, Center for Public Integrity)
• wrote Military trainees at defense universities later committed serious human rights abuses, The Center for Public Integrity, January 17, 2017
• wrote France’s National Front Finds Support Among Millennials, NBC News, December 24, 2016

Charles Powell (Spring 2016, Nuclear Threat Initiative)
• supported the development of Pathways to Cooperation A Menu of Potential U.S.-Russian Cooperative Projects in the Nuclear Sphere, Nuclear Threat Initiative, February 2017  

Julia Watson (Spring 2016, Friends Committee on National Legislation Education Fund)
• helped manage and coordinate A Necessary Good: U.S. Leadership on Preventing Mass Atrocities, Friends Committee on National Legislation Report, November 2016

Hannah Haegeland (Fall 2015, Stimson Center)
• co-wrote Don’t Fear Pakistan’s Participation in China’s New ‘Silk Road’, Defense One, May 12, 2017 
• co-wrote The Debate Over Indian Nuclear Strategy is Heating Up, War on the Rocks, April 5, 2017
• co-wrote The terrifying geography of nuclear and radiological insecurity in South Asia, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, January 22, 2017

Wardah Khalid (Spring 2015, Friends Committee on National Legislation Education Fund)
• spoke about President Trumps’ Immigration Policy, CGTN America, January 25, 2017

James McKeon (Fall 2014, Stimson Center)
• interviewed on North Korea’s latest nuclear test, CTV News Channel, September 3, 2017
• co-wrote A False Sense of Security, US News & World Report, April 27, 2017
• co-wrote The Huge Risk of Small Nukes, Politico, March 10, 2017

Greg Terryn (Fall 2014, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation)
• interviewed on North Korea’s nuclear capabilities, TRT World, April 30, 2017

Allie Van Dine (Fall 2014, Nuclear Threat Initiative)
• wrote Acknowledging the Cyber Threat to Nuclear Facilities, CSIS Project on Nuclear Issues: A Collection of Papers from the 2016 Nuclear Scholars Initiative and PONI Conference Series, April 2017
• co-wrote Outpacing Cyber Threats: Priorities for Cybersecurity at Nuclear Facilities Nuclear Threat Initiative report, December 2016

Shane Mason (Spring 2014, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)
• wrote India’s budget figures mask a troubling trend, Defense News, February 2, 2017 

Audrey Williams (Fall 2013, Stimson Center)
• co-wrote Major Developments in U.S.-Turkey Relations Following the July 15 Coup Attempt Turkish Heritage Organization, July 13, 2017
• wrote Electronics ban spells turbulence for Turkey’s airline diplomacy, Independent Turkey, March 30, 2017

Usha Sahay (Fall 2012, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation)
• profiled in My Dinner with Usha Sahay, Inkstick, September 13, 2017

Kelsey Davenport (Fall 2011, Arms Control Association)
• wrote Cardin bill could undermine Iran Nuclear Deal, The Baltimore Sun, May 19, 2017
• interviewed on what to do about North Korea, MSNBC, April 8, 2017
• wrote Don’t Break the Iran Nuclear Deal, Roll Call, November 22, 2016

Jessica Anderson (Fall 2009, Henry L. Stimson Center)
• wrote Trump wants to divert aid from women and the environment, The Washington Post, May 12, 2017

Cole Harvey (Spring 2009, Arms Control Association)
• co-wrote Trials, lustration, and clean elections: the uneven effects of transitional justice mechanisms on electoral manipulation Democratization, 2017
• wrote We Shouldn’t Treat Foreign Diplomacy like Real Estate, Pacific Standard, March 7, 2017

Rebecca Bornstein (Spring 2008, Henry L. Stimson Center)
• wrote Don’t Play Politics with the Iran Nuclear Deal, President Trump, The Jerusalem Post, August 16, 2017

Kingston Reif (Spring 2008, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation)
• co-wrote How congressional Republicans are trying to undermine U.S.-Russia relations, The Washington Post, August 18, 2017
• interviewed on Outlining the U.S. Defenses Against A Missile Attack, NPR Weekend Edition, July 9, 2017
• wrote Missile Defense Can’t Save Us From North Korea, War on the Rocks, May 29, 2017

Alex Bollfrass (Spring 2007, Arms Control Association)
• wrote Getting the story straight on Germany’s nuclear ambitions, The Wilson Center, April 10, 2017

Travis Sharp (Fall 2006, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation)
• wrote On Cyber Coercion: Lessons From the Sony Hack that we Should Have Learned, But Didn’t, War on the Rocks, June 1, 2017
• wrote Theorizing cyber coercion: The 2014 North Korean operation against Sony, Journal of Strategic Studies, April 11, 2017

Andrew Prosser (Spring 2004, Center for Defense Information)+
• wrote Much Ado About Nothing? Status Ambitions and Iranian Nuclear Reversal, Strategic Studies Quarterly, Summer 2017

Martha (Clark) Dunigan (Fall 2002, Physicians for Social Responsibility)
• wrote How to Destroy Afghanistan: Establish a Private Contractor Army, The National Interest, August 13, 2017
• wrote One Analyst On Why The Boom In America’s Privatized Military Is ‘Here To Stay’, WBUR Here and Now, May 10, 2017
• co-wrote A Review of Alternative Methods to Inventory Contracted Services in the Department of Defense, Rand Corporation, 2017

Masako Toki (Fall 2001, Union of Concerned Scientists)
• wrote Critical Issues Forum at the CTBTO Science and Technology Conference in Vienna, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, August 1, 2017

Philipp Bleek (Fall 1999, Arms Control Association/Federation of American Scientists)
• wrote When Did (and Didn’t) States Proliferate Chronicling the Spread of Nuclear Weapons, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Project on Managing the Atom, June 2017
• wrote Trump: “Biggest Problem, To Me, In the World, Is Nuclear, And Proliferation,” Diplomatic Courier, January 21, 2017

Elise Keppler (Fall 1997, National Security News Service)
• contributed to Killing Without Consequence, Human Rights Watch, July 5, 2017
• wrote Sudan President, Charged With Genocide, Is Invited to Saudi Summit with Trump, The New York Times, May 16, 2017

Rachel Stohl (Fall 1997, British American Security Information Council)
• wrote Synergies Between the Arms Trade Treaty and UN Security Council Resolution 1540, Stimson Center Report, September 2017
• co-wrote The Trump Administration Has Failed its First Test on Child Soldiers, Foreign Policy, June 30, 2017
• co-wrote Before drones sold to Jordan and UAE, safeguards needed, Defense News, April 24, 2017

Gaurav Kampani (Spring 1997, Natural Resources Defense Council)
• co-wrote How to Normalize Pakistan’s Nuclear Program, Foreign Affairs, June 16, 2017
• wrote What Can India Expect from the New Abnormal in US Foreign Policy, Atlantic Council, February 2, 2017

Loung Ung (Spring 1997, Peace Action Education Fund)
• interviewed in ‘This Is Their Film’: Angelina Jolie Tells A Story Of Khmer Rouge Survival, NPR All Things Considered, September 13, 2017

Mark Sternman (Fall 1992, British American Security Information Council)
• wrote O’Leary’s exit offers comfort, Toronto Star, April 28, 2017

Daryl Kimball (Fall 1989, Physicians for Social Responsibility)
• wrote The North Korea Standoff Is Now As Bad As the Cuban Missile Crisis, Fortune, September 25, 2017
• discussed the North Korea nuclear test in North Korea Continues Testing Weapons, and Tensions, The Takeaway, September 5, 2017
• discussed Trump Nuclear Policy Challenges, Washington Journal C-SPAN, February 20, 2017

John Feffer (Spring 1988, Nuclear Times)
• wrote Engaging North Korea Successfully on Human Rights, 38 North US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), September 28, 2017
• wrote The Art of Detente, US News, December 15, 2016
• wrote The View from 2050: Donald Trump Changed Everything, The Nation, December 6, 2016