Khalil Ryan

Khalil Ryan

Policy Analyst

Khalil (he/him) is a recent graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Born and raised in Boston, he majored in Political Science following a burgeoning interest in politics after the 2016 presidential election. Before his time in university, he spent a semester studying abroad in the Bahamas, focusing on marine life research and environmental conservation. He is passionate about foreign policy and environmental protection.

Khalil serves as a policy analyst at Good Energy Collective, focusing on a project concerning nuclear diplomacy to aid in the gradual decarbonization of global energy sources. Khalil’s main area of work is introducing civil nuclear energy to nations seeking to move away from the traditional carbon-based energy infrastructure through partnerships with the United States civil nuclear export regime. Besides his main focus of work, Khalil is also working on several short papers concerning the global fuel supply chain and the current leading global nuclear export regimes.

Megatons to Megawatts: An Explainer

Khalil delves into the profound impact and lasting legacy of the Megatons to Megawatts program, a pivotal disarmament agreement between the U.S. and Russia.
December 20, 2023

State of Play: Atomic Diplomacy

Khalil gives an overview of post-World War II international cooperation on nuclear energy.
June 22, 2023

The Imperative of the Versatile Test Reactor for Nuclear Innovation

Jackie and Khalil explain why we need to build the Versatile Test Reactor (VTR), a research reactor that would stimulate U.S. innovation and deepen global partnerships.
May 4, 2023

State of Play: Nuclear Weapons Testing

Khalil and Cleo examine the impact and legacy of nuclear weapons testing.
April 5, 2023

State of Play: The Global Nuclear Fuel Supply

Khalil breaks down domestic and global issues surrounding nuclear energy's primary fuel: uranium.
December 14, 2022
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