Chelsea Green joined CISAC as research assistant to Scott Sagan in June 2017. Chelsea graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from Stanford University and honors in International Security in 2016. Her honors thesis utilized experimental survey methods to explore how utilitarian concepts such as effectiveness and necessity influence American public opinion on torture.
Chelsea returned to Stanford from Washington DC, where she worked as a Scoville Jr. Peace Fellow in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. At Carnegie, Chelsea worked on issues related to emerging powers in the global nuclear order and coordinated international outreach on the Nuclear Firewall project. Chelsea also participated in the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI) Nuclear Scholars Initiative, conducting research on regulation of radiological materials before and after the 1987 radiological accident in Goiânia, Brazil. During her free time, Chelsea enjoys painting and hiking adventures in the Bay Area.