Chase is the Foundation Relations Officer at Ploughshares Fund, where he works with the Development Team to support the growth and vitality of the organization.
Prior to joining Ploughshares in 2021, Chase was a research assistant with the Nuclear Security Program at the Stimson Center where he focused on international cooperation on fissile material security, and insider threats. In addition, he was a Future First Fellow with Ploughshares Fund grantee, Beyond the Bomb; and a volunteer researcher with the national office of Physicians for Social Responsibility in Washington DC where he examined the ties between higher education and the nuclear industrial complex. Chase also serves on the board of directors for the Washington DC-based nonprofit, the Nuclear Fusion Project.
Chase holds a BA from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver where he specialized in international organizations, security, and human rights. He has a passion for imagery analysis, and nuclear history.