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Rachel Emond is a Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellow at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation. She works on issues related to nuclear policy with a special emphasis on the history and future of women in the field. As her first major introduction to nuclear policy, Rachel completed an undergraduate thesis, titled “American Foreign Policy has a Masculinity Problem,” on the gendered discourse surrounding the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran. 

Prior to coming on board at the Center, Rachel worked for the City of Chattanooga’s Office of Workforce Development as a project manager. She graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Political Science from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and held internships in Chattanooga, Cambodia, and Kenya related to international peace and human security as a student.