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Shervin Taheran is a Research Assistant with the Arms Control Association. She is responsible for research and analysis, reporting for Arms Control Today, and writing and updating Arms Control Association online information resources. Shervin also co-coordinates the ACA-Lugar Center Bipartisan Congressional Nuclear Policy Dialogue Project. She is the staff lead for the Arms Control Association’s Project for the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) and is a member of the coordination team for the CTBT Organization Youth Group.
She joined the Arms Control Association in 2014 as Program and Policy Associate, focusing on membership development and outreach and the coordination of ACA events and conferences. Shervin has worked for both Republican and Democratic members of Congress, was a research assistant for the Woodrow Wilson Center, and interned with the National Iranian American Council prior to joining the Arms Control Association. She is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, where she majored in International Studies and graduated with minors in Arabic and Human Rights.
Recent Publications and Citations
The estimated cost of sustaining and modernizing U.S. nuclear weapons over the next 10 years has
increased 23 percent.
MOX Program Suffers ‘Irreversible’ Blow
Report Blows Whistle on Saudi Nuclear Talks