About the Authors
Audrey Williams graduated from the University of Iowa in 2013 with a B.A. in Political Science and French. She is currently a Herbert Scoville, Jr. Peace Fellow at the Stimson Center in Washington, D.C. Her views are her own and do not reflect the perspectives of the Stimson Center or the Scoville Fellowship. Her research interests include nuclear nonproliferation, nuclear material security, counterterrorism, and the nexus between security and development. Her country focus is Turkey, and she speaks French and conversational Turkish.
Suzanne Van de Beek is a third year student pursuing a major in International Relations and International Law at the Roosevelt Academy in Middelburg, the Netherlands. Her main areas of interest are Africa and the Middle East, with a special focus on the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Gwen LaVigne is an undergraduate student at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign working towards a 3 year B.S. in Political Science with a minor in Anthropology. Her concentration is security-related international relations. She expects to receive a certificate in global security from UIUC Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security program by the fall of 2013. She hopes to work in public service as a diplomat or state’s attorney.