Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Henrietta Toivanen is a Research Intern at the Center for Global Security Research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. After completing her internship, she will pursue her PhD at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.

Henrietta has highly interdisciplinary research interests within the fields of arms control, non-proliferation, and other international security issues. Her prior research has focused on emerging methods in nuclear warhead verification, specifically physical cryptographic approaches and their implications for future stages of multilateral disarmament. Her other research has focused on Iran’s nuclear program and the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. She has had prior internship experiences with Infosys in India, Aon Global Risk Consulting in Switzerland, the Atlantic Council in Washington, D.C, and the Crisis Management Centre in Finland.

Henrietta graduated in May 2017 from Claremont McKenna College, with majors in Biophysics and International Relations. She is originally from Kuopio, Finland.