New Scoville Peace Fellows to Address Middle East Security, Iran, CTBT

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Three new Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellows have been selected from among 208 applicants by the Carnegie Corporation funded program to serve as full-time, junior staff members at Washington, DC-based nongovernmental peace and security organizations.

The Fellowship program, now in its 25th year, provides opportunities to graduates and undergraduates through a highly selective competition to learn about policy by working with and contributing to organizations that are recognized and well-respected in the international security arena. The Program nurtures a highly select group of young, bright individuals to begin careers or develop life-long interests in peace and security issues by offering highly competitive fellowships.

Que'Nique Newbill (Grinnell College, 2011) will work with Mona Yacoubian at the Henry L. Stimson Center on Middle East security especially as it relates to the Arab transitions.

Usha Sahay (Columbia University, 2012) will work with John Isaacs at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation on nuclear issues in Iran and U.S.-Iran relations, as well as domestic defense spending and the U.S. nuclear weapons budget.

Marcus Taylor (California State University, Sacramento, 2012) will work with Tom Collina at the Arms Control Association on the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty and updating the nonproliferation and disarmament report card.

Read more about the latest Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellows.

The goal of Carnegie Corporation’s international peace and security work is to promote a more secure, peaceful, and prosperous world, with programs in the areas of nuclear security, global power dynamics, and states in transition. Through grants and other activities, the Corporation aims to assess and understand the implications of geostrategic shifts among pivotal powers for the United States; helps to bring together academia and policymakers to seek solutions to foreign and security policy challenges facing the United States; and facilitates the inclusion of international perspectives in developing policy choices through international engagements.