Louie Reckford serves as a Policy Associate at Foreign Policy for America covering Iran, North Korea, and nuclear nonproliferation issues. Prior to that, he spent five years in Senator Merkley's office in a range of positions, most recently as the Legislative Aide covering foreign affairs, defense, and veterans' affairs. Louie supported the Senator's work on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Senate State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee by advancing the Senator's priorities of addressing climate change and maintaining U.S. leadership in nuclear nonproliferation and responding to humanitarian crises. Louie holds a bachelor's degree from the University of California Santa Barbara. Contact Louie at firstname.lastname@example.org.