Doug Tomlinson is a fall intern with the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation and Council for a Livable World. Doug grew up overseas in Venezuela, Brazil, France and Switzerland before moving back to the United States for high school. He attended New York University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and was on NYU’s NCAA DIII wrestling team. He is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Security Policy Studies at the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs with concentrations in Energy Security and U.S. National Security Policy. He previously interned with the San Diego Diplomacy Council where he worked in conjunction with the State Department on their International Visitor Leadership Program. During his time here, Doug is particularly interested in focusing on Russia, nuclear energy and the defense budget.
Iris Hsu is also interning at the Council and Center this fall. She is a master’s student at American University concentrating in global security. Before coming to the Center, Iris interned at Human Rights Watch, where she monitored human rights conditions and developing conflicts in Asia. She is also fluent in Mandarin and French. At the Council and Center, Iris is interested in international treaties and negotiations related to arms control issues.