Hanna Homestead is a Policy Associate at the Center for International Policy, where she conducts research, data analysis, and serves as a resource to the public, media, and legislators on security-related issues. In addition, she works with CIP’s leadership on the strategic development and implementation of its new vision and programs promoting progressive U.S. foreign policy. Recently, Hanna served as fellow at the Forum on the Arms Trade and made key contributions to the forum's legislative tracker and policy work. Previously, she worked on police reform efforts in Wisconsin, conducted research for UNICEF, and served as a staffer in the U.S. Senate.
Ms. Homestead received her M.A. in International Security Policy at Columbia’s School of International Affairs (SIPA) and her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has lived in India, Malawi, and Uganda, and she has studied Hindi and Kiswahili languages.
January 25, 2022
Amending America's Undemocratic Defense Policy
By Hanna Homestead
Policy Associate Hanna Homestead writes, "The polls are clear: Americans do not want to engage or invest in more war. Yet, most of our elected officials continually choose to maintain the calamitous status quo to our collective detriment."