The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship, established in 1987, is a highly-competitive national fellowship program that provides recent college and graduate school alumni with the opportunity to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security. Twice yearly, the fellowship’s Board of Directors selects a group of outstanding individuals to spend six to nine months in Washington. Scoville Fellows serve with one of the twenty-five participating public-interest organizations, including the Stimson Center. They may undertake a variety of activities, including research, writing, and advocacy on a range of security issues, including nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, non-proliferation, missile defense, weapons trade, and peacekeeping, that support the goals of their host organization, and may attend coalition meetings, policy briefings and Congressional hearings. Benefits include a stipend, health insurance and travel to Washington, DC. For complete details, see http://www.scoville.org or call (202) 543-4100 x124.
Stimson Scoville Spotlight
Jesse Marks is currently a Fulbright Research Fellow in Residence at the Center for Strategic Studies, based in Amman, Jordan. He is researching Syrian refugee intentions for eventual return to Syria and varying push/pull impacting their decisions to return. Jesse is an analyst on US-Middle East foreign policy and researches researches civilian protection, stabilization, and peace-building in the Middle East. Jesse received the prestigious a David L. Boren Scholar in 2015 to Jordan for Arabic and the Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship with the Stimson Center.
Hannah Haegeland is a Research Analyst in Stimson's South Asia Program working on nuclear security, crisis escalation and management, and regional politics. She originally joined Stimson as a Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellow in 2015. Prior to that Haegeland worked for the National Bureau of Asian Research on their Strategic Asia and Asia Policy publications.
Previously she was a Boren Fellow at an Indian trust called no man's land, and a Fulbright Scholar in Nepal. Haegeland completed her M.A. in South Asian Studies from the Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington. At UW, Haegeland was a Gorton International Policy Center Global Leaders Fellow, Conlon Fellow, and four-time winner of U.S. Department of Education's FLAS Fellowship for Urdu and Hindi. She holds a B.A. in history and English literature from Concordia College, Moorhead.