Hanna Homestead

Hanna Homestead

Policy Associate

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.



July 7, 2022

Where Energy Security and Climate Imperatives Align

By Hanna Homestead and Alex Stapleton

"Clean energy is now a national security imperative. And Europe is clueing the United States into what an achievable and responsible path to energy security looks like," writes Hanna Homestead and Alex Stapleton

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."

June 19, 2022

Tracking the weapons pouring into Ukraine

Hanna Homestead interviewed

Hanna Homestead discusses how much military might Ukraine has received and how foreign weapons could fall into the wrong hands.