Julia Thompson serves as a Research Associate with Stimson’s South Asia and Space Security programs. Her current research focus is on deterrence stability and crisis management in South Asia. Before joining Stimson, she worked as a research intern at National Defense University’s Institute for National Strategic Studies.
Thompson received a B.S.F.S. in international politics from Georgetown University and an M.A. in war studies from King’s College London, where she completed a dissertation on the role of new media technologies in counter-terrorism.