Meet the staff

Meet our staff

For over 75 years, FAS has fostered the voices of world-class experts and early-career researchers alike from a variety of scientific, academic, and professional backgrounds.

meet our Staff
Evidence-Based Policy Manager
Leya Mohsin
evidence-based policy,
impact evaluation
Staff Fellow
Lisa Einstein
Technical Editor
Lyndsey Gray
Space Diplomacy,
U.S. Foreign Policy,
Technology Innovation,
International Commercial Regulation,
Space Debris Mitigation
mackenzie knight
Senior Research Associate, Nuclear Information Project
Mackenzie Knight
Status of Global Nuclear Arsenals,
Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament,
Nuclear Policy and Doctrine
Senior Policy Associate
Maeve Skelly
Staff Fellow
Maggie Beiting
Staff Fellow
Mahmoud Abouelnaga
Staff Fellow
Maithreyi Gopalan
Chief Financial Officer
Manizha Nabieva
Financial Management,
Operations Management,
Risk Management,
Budgets and Contracts Management,
Regulatory Compliance,
Strategic Planning
Margaret Smith is an Agricultural Marketing Specialist Impact Fellow with the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Staff Fellow
Margaret Smith
Staff Fellow
Maria Graziani
Staff Fellow
Marlie Wilson