Julia Nesheiwat is a senior advisor in the economic bureau at the U.S. Department of State where she focuses on energy issues for Europe and Asia. She also serves as advisor to the Special Envoy for Eurasian Energy, Ambassador Richard Morningstar. Prior to joining the State Department, she was chief of staff for policy at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence where she focused on international energy security. Julia previously served on the Presidential Commission on Weapons of Mass Destruction chaired by Judge Laurence Silberman and Senator Chuck Robb where she led the North Korea focus group. She is a former military intelligence officer in the U.S. Army, where she served in Afghanistan and Iraq. Julia received her BA from Stetson University and her MA from Georgetown University.
During her fellowship tenure, Julia aims to propose a strategic U.S.–Japan energy partnership focusing on diversification of supply, clean production technology, and nuclear energy development. Her project will also explore ways in which the U.S.–Japan relationship and respective energy policies can be leveraged to influence Chinese energy and climate change policy.
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