Madeline Berzak is an intern with PSR’s Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program, where she helps work towards goals in denuclearization through advocacy and research. Prior to PSR, she worked on Nuclear Threat Initiative’s Materials Risk Management program, and wrote her undergraduate thesis in 2021 on Generation-Z and their perception of nuclear threats. Madeline is originally from New Jersey, and graduated from American University with her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a concentration in public policy in May of 2022. She will begin pursuing her Master’s degree in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS) at Monterey this fall. Her life goal is to change the way people think about nuclear weapons, and eventually teach the next generation about nuclear history at the university level.