Ian Waite is a development coordinator with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). In this role, he supports the operations of the strategic planning department through background research, scheduling, and project assistance. Prior to joining CSIS, Ian was a student at George Mason University, where he participated in research on the history of U.S. nuclear policy. He graduated in May 2022 with a BA in government and international politics with a concentration in international relations. He joined CSIS in October 2022.