Doreen Horschig is a Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow at the Security Studies Program at MIT. Her primary area of research examines nuclear norms contestation and public opinion with a focus on the psychological factors of individuals’ attitudes towards nuclear weapons. She is also interested in nuclear counter-proliferation and the conditionality of the chemical and nuclear weapons norms. Her work has been published as scholarly articles in Third World Quarterly and Defense and Security Analysis and political commentaries, including in War on the Rocks, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, The Conversation, and Inkstick Media.
Doreen is also a research fellow at the University of Central Florida (UCF). She was formerly the Roger L. Hale Fellow with the Ploughshares Fund, a global security foundation, and a nuclear scholar with the Project on Nuclear Issues hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies. She holds a Ph.D. in security studies from UCF, a M.A. in international relations from New York University, and a B.A. in international studies from Manhattan College.