Kelsey Hartigan is currently on a 24-month assignment to the U.S. Department of Defense. Until her departure in January 2016, she served as a senior program officer for material security and minimization and the Nuclear Security Project. She also worked with the United States Institute of Peace and assisted with USIP’s course on 21st Century Issues in Strategic Arms Control and Nonproliferation. Hartigan has held positions with the International Security and Nuclear Weapons program at the Henry L. Stimson Center and the U.S. Department of State’s Delegation to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, Switzerland.
She is a member of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, the International Network of Emerging Nuclear Specialists and Women in International Security. Hartigan is a graduate of Purdue University.