Martel Scholarship Presentations

Date & Time October 22, 2015 6:00pm
Cabot 206, Tufts University

• Rizwan Ladha, Causes of nuclear proliferation amongst US allies during the Cold War (research, U.S.)
• Robert Helbig, Brazil-NATO Relations, part of a capstone that includes several case studies for NATO’s potential global partnerships (research, Brazil)
• Ameya Naik, Security Sector Reform (SSR) Unit, UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) (internship, U.S.)
• Sarah Golkar-Moghaddan, Using the Trans-Siberian railroad to study current political, cultural, and environmental resource factors affecting Sino-Russian foreign relations (research, Russia/China)
• Aneliese Bernard, The impacts of security sector reform and counterterrorism operations in the Sahel states on marginalized populations (research, Senegal)
• Andrew Koch, Working on the Iraq desk of the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy’s Middle East office (internship, U.S.)
• Samantha Karlin, Working on youth unemployment, CVE, and gender on the Political/Economic Desk at the US Embassy in Sarajevo (internship, Bosnia-Herzegovina)

William C. Martel was Associate Professor of International Security Studies at Fletcher whose research and teaching interests were in international security and public policy. Formerly a Professor of National Security Affairs at the Naval War College, he also served on the professional staff of the RAND Corporation in Washington. He served as an advisor to the National Security Council, was a consultant to U.S. Air Force and USAF Scientific Advisory Board, and served on the Defense Department’s Threat Reduction Advisory Committee. Martel was the Principal Investigator in joint The Fletcher School-MIT Lincoln Laboratory studies formulating cyber codes of conduct and space rules of engagement.