Former Joseph S. Nye Intern, Military, Veterans, & Society Program
Moira Fagan was a former Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Research Intern for the Military, Veterans, and Society Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). In this capacity, Ms. Fagan focused on issues facing America’s service members, veterans, and military families, the future of the All-Volunteer Force, trends within the veteran community, and civil-military relations.
Before joining CNAS, Ms. Fagan was a Research Assistant at American University, where she worked to build a dataset that will be used to test clarity of responsibility in voting decisions. She also served as a Language Assistant in the Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF), living and working in northern France. She previously interned in the office of Congressman Adam Smith.
Ms. Fagan received her B.A. in Comparative Politics and French from the University of Puget Sound. Her undergraduate thesis offered an analysis of several contemporary religious conflicts and variables that contribute to their resolution. She is currently pursuing her M.A. in Global Security from American University’s School of International Service, and is expected to graduate in May 2017. She speaks French.
Recent Publications & News
By Katherine Kidder, Amy Schafer, Phillip Carter, Moira Fagan, Jeesue Lee & Andrew Swick
CommentaryDual-Military Families Need Help From The Service That They Aren’t Getting
By Amy Schafer & Moira Fagan
ReportsLost in Translation
By Phillip Carter, Amy Schafer, Katherine Kidder & Moira Fagan
For Guidance on Women in Combat Positions, Look to the U.S. Coast Guard
By Moira Fagan