Analyst, Nuclear Energy and Nonproliferation
Kayleigh Thompson supports ITTA’s clients on a broad range of issues related to nuclear energy and nonproliferation. Her work focuses on nuclear power, the development and deployment of advanced nuclear technologies, nuclear materials, nuclear waste management, and international collaboration on civil nuclear energy. Ms. Thompson follows policy and regulatory developments relevant to those areas in Congress and in US government agencies including the Departments of Energy, Defense, and Commerce, as well as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Ms. Thompson’s areas of expertise include nuclear energy and security policy, international law and organizations, and Russo-European relations.
Before joining ITTA, Ms. Thompson served as a Senior Advocacy Fellow at the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA), where she performed research and developed advocacy strategies for sustainable development and conflict resolution. She currently volunteers at UNA-NCA as Research Manager for the Global Goals at Home Project, which tracks local sustainable development progress in the mid-Atlantic region. Ms. Thompson holds a Master of Arts in International Affairs from the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. She received her Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Russian Translation from the School of International Service at American University.