Ottawa Sanders was a post-doctoral research fellow in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings. Her research examines artificial intelligence (AI), nuclear weapons proliferation, and inter-Korean relations. Her research is interdisciplinary and draws from international relations theory and social psychology. Her current research lies at the intersection of artificial intelligence and nuclear weapons proliferation, and she is particularly interested in analyzing the incentives driving the weaponization of AI amongst minor powers. Previously, Sanders was an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland’s Department of Government and Politics. While there, she designed and taught a course on the politics of nuclear weapons proliferation.
Former Brookings Expert