Kelsey Davenport is the Director for Nonproliferation Policy at the Arms Control Association, where she provides research and analysis on the nuclear and missile programs in Iran, North Korea, India, and Pakistan and on nuclear security issues. Kelsey also reports on developments in these areas for Arms Control Today. Kelsey joined the Arms Control Association in August 2011 as the Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellow.
Prior to coming to the Arms Control Association, Kelsey worked for a think tank in Jerusalem researching regional security issues and track II diplomatic negotiations. She holds a masters degree in peace studies from the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Kelsey graduated summa cum laude from Butler University with a B.A. in international studies and political science. She is a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on the Board of Directors for the Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship.
Areas of Expertise: nuclear nonproliferation, nuclear and missile programs in Iran and North Korea, and nuclear security
She also provides commentary for TV and radio outlets including, CNN, BBC, Fox News, MSNBC, NPR, Al Jazeera, and CTV.
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