Ms.  Heather Wuest is a Research Assistant at the Partnership for Global Security, where her research focuses on nuclear energy, nuclear security, and governance issues. Her work involves research, writing, editing, publishing, event planning, coalition building, and communicating about projects concerning nuclear security, nuclear power, and transnational governance issues. She is currently working toward obtaining her M.S. in Defense and Strategic Studies from Missouri State University and expects to graduate in 2018. Ms. Wuest is passionate about various issues involving counterproliferation and is interested in further exploring the implications of strategic culture on nuclear security.