Elizabeth D. Bakanic

While a master’s student at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Bakanic worked on a policy report that recommended ways in which to prevent proliferation chain reactions in Japan, South Korea, and Egypt. Accordingly, in fall 2007, she traveled to Tokyo, conducting interviews with Japanese and U.S. government officials, nuclear experts, and academics. She simultaneously served as a Department of Homeland Security Graduate Fellow for Science and Technology.