Alicia Sanders-Zakre is the Policy and Programs Research Assistant at the Arms Control Association, where she contributes research and analysis, reports for Arms Control Today, and creates and updates Arms Control Association online resources.
Prior to joining the Arms Control Association, Alicia was the research assistant for the Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative at The Brookings Institution. She holds a B.A. in International Relations with a concentration in International Security from Tufts University, where she graduated magna cum laude in three years. She has interned for several international peace and security organizations, including the Arms Control Association, the International Peace Bureau and the American Friends Service Committee, and was a finalist for the Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship. Alicia was selected to participate in the Nuclear Scholars Initiative at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, has written for the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and Arms Control Today, and was featured in Women in Foreign Policy.
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