Research Staff Grows with Recent Hires (Q4 2020)

  • December 10, 2020
  • 2:53 pm

Washington, DC — The Stimson Center is proud to announce several new staff members in the fourth quarter of 2020:

Allison Carr, Research Associate, Southeast Asia Program

Allison Carr is a Research Associate with prior experience as a GIS specialist and researcher with skills in geospatial data analysis, data visualization, and cartography. Her favorite applications for GIS technology include assessing the environmental impacts of infrastructure development and modeling urban growth. She holds a Master of City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania Weitzman School of Design and a B.A. in Geography from the George Washington University.

Becca Earnhardt: Research Associate, Nuclear Security Program

Becca Earnhardt is a Research Associate with the Nuclear Security program at the Stimson Center. Her research focuses on emerging technology threats to nuclear facilities, adaptation of nuclear security plans in times of crisis, and international nuclear security governance. Earnhardt is particularly interested in the impact of organizational culture and structure and its effect on nuclear security culture, and violent non-state adversaries of concern to the nuclear enterprise. Earnhardt is currently pursuing a PhD in Policy Studies at the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, College Park. She holds a B.A. in Political Science and a B.A. in Homeland Security/Emergency Preparedness from Virginia Commonwealth University, and a M.Sc. in Biodefense from George Mason University.

Ingrid Glasper: Accounting Manager

Ingrid Glasper is the Accounting Manager at the Stimson Center. The Accounting Manager is responsible for maintaining and controlling general ledger accounts; recording financial transactions; providing thorough review of financial records and ensuring accuracy of allocations; and assisting with invoicing, reporting and funder compliance. She brings more that 25 years of accounting experience in the nonprofit arena.  Before coming to Stimson, Ingrid served as the Senior Accountant at the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO).  Prior to that, she served as Junior Accountant at the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR). Ingrid holds a B.S. in Accounting from Strayer University.

Julie Gregory: Research Associate, Protecting Civilians in Conflict Program

Julie Gregory is a Research Associate with the Protecting Civilians in Conflict Program at the Stimson Center. Prior to joining the Stimson Center, her experience spanned the Carter Center, Mercy Corps and the Office of the United Nations Ombudsman and Mediation Services. She is a trained civil mediator and has served as both a Small Claims Court and community mediator. She holds a Master’s in International Security from Sciences Po Paris, a M.Sc. in Management of International Organizations from Bocconi University, and a B.A. in International Relations and French from Franklin University Switzerland.

Ryan Lucas: Research Assistant, Defense Strategy & Planning Program

Ryan Lucas is a Research Assistant with the Defense Strategy and Planning Program at the Stimson Center. His research focuses on the use of the armed forces in Chinese foreign policy. Before joining the Stimson Center, he worked as a consultant at the Center for Advanced Defense Studies (C4ADS) and as an intern at the Department of State. He holds a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University in International and East Asian Studies, a Graduate Certificate in Chinese-American Studies from the Hopkins-Nanjing Center, and a M.A. from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.

Martyn Williams: Fellow, 38 North, East Asia Program

Martyn Williams is a Fellow with the Stimson Center, where he works primarily with the 38 North project. He is a journalist that has been fascinated with North Korea for 20 years. His primary interests are in North Korea’s technology, infrastructure, broadcasting system and propaganda and he launched the North Korea Tech website from Tokyo in 2010 and has closely followed the country’s steps onto the global Internet. He is currently based in California.

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