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Megan Reiss

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Megan Reiss is currently a PhD candidate at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, where she is a Clements Graduate Fellow and holds a Rumsfeld Graduate Fellowship. Her interests lie primarily in international security policy. She is writing a dissertation on presidential decision making and nuclear nonproliferation policy, relying on archival documents gathered at presidential libraries.  She received her LLM (Master of Laws) from the University of Nottingham, writing on the ability of regional organizations to work within and outside the legal framework of a Security Council mandate. Before attending the University of Nottingham, Ms. Reiss worked as a researcher at the Hoover Institution and for the Stanford Preventive Force Group, focusing on security, foreign policy, and international law. She received her BA from Stanford University.

Research Interests: International Security