Political Science


Beenish is a sixth-year Ph.D. candidate interested in international relations.  She holds a Master's degree from Stanford University in International Policy Studies (with a concentration in international security) and has completed her undergraduate studies in Economics and Political Science from Lahore University of Management Sciences. She has most recently served as a program associate for Nuclear Threat Initiative where she implemented and coordinated NTI's efforts to reduce global biological threats and conduct CBRN threat management. She is interested in exploring how global norms around emerging technologies as well as WMD threats can be developed to mitigate risk especially in countries with vulnerable threat landscapes.