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I'm interested in foreign policy and national security research work at think tanks.

Work experience

Aug 2009Dec 2009

Joseph S. Nye, Jr. National Security Intern

The Center for a New American Security

At CNAS, I researched and wrote on natural resources and climate change as national security issues. I was responsible for updating the Natural Security program's research blog with original analytical posts and daily news items. In addition, I helped fellows and research assistants edit and proofread op-eds, policy briefs, book reviews, and research reports, as well as create presentation materials. I also assisting with program planning logistics, including inviting participants and manning registration tables. While at CNAS, I published an op-ed in Defense News about the U.S. Navy's potential use of thorium as a fuel source for its nuclear fleet.

Jun 2007Sep 2008


Creative Services, Inc.
Performed a variety of editorial tasks in the textbook industry, including proofreading, formatting, and fact-checking.
Jan 2007Apr 2007

Assistant Editor

Scranton-Gillette Communications
Edited two trade magazines in the wastewater industry. Conducted phone interviews with profile subjects, updated daily website content.


Sep 2008Aug 2009


University of Chicago - Committee on International Relations
Aug 2005Aug 2006


Washington University in St. Louis
Sep 2001Jun 2005


DePaul University