Abigail Stowe-Thurston

Abigail Stowe-Thurston is co-director of Foreign Policy Generation and a nuclear weapons policy researcher in Washington D.C. Previously, she was a Program Coordinator at the Council for a Livable World, where she engaged congressional staff on U.S. nuclear weapons policy. She has also held positions at the Federation of American Scientists and the Friends Committee on National Legislation. In 2019, she participated in the CSIS Nuclear Scholars Initiative, and she is a member of the Truman National Security Project’s class of 2020.  Abigail has published analysis on nuclear issues, including in NK News, The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, and Teen Vogue. She also has extensive experience studying and working internationally, including in Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan. She graduated from Macalester College with a B.A. in Russian Studies and a minor in Political Science. She was awarded two State Department scholarships for intensive language study in Russia and Azerbaijan, and was the recipient of the Macalester College Presidential Leadership Award.

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