While at the University of Washington, Hannah received both the Conlon Fellowship and a FLAS-Urdu in support of her studies. In the fall of 2014 and spring of 2015, she interned at the National Bureau of Asian Research, contributing to the publication of Strategic Asia and Asia Policy, and participated in the Global Leaders Program at the Slade Gorton International Policy Center. During her graduate studies, Hannah spent a year in Nepal as a Fulbright Fellow. She spent an additional year in north India as a Boren Fellow studying Urdu at the American Institute of Indian Studies and researching for a New Delhi-based trust called no man’s land on the historical roots of contemporary sociopolitical issues in South Asia.
Her research interests include regional politics and religious identities; nuclear politics; sex labor: gender, rights politics, and migration.
Hannah is currently the Scoville Fellow 2015-16 at the Stimson Center, Washington D.C. where she works with Michael Krepon and Sameer Lalwani in the South Asia program on crisis management, nuclear security, and the South Asian Voices initiative.
- University of Washington, M.A. South Asian Studies, 2015
- Concordia College, Moorhead, B.A. History and English Literature, 2011