Jeffrey Lewis

Jeffrey Lewis


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Jeffrey Lewis became an affiliate of CISAC in May 2012. He is the Director of the East Asia Nonproliferation Program at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studiesat the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and the author of a novel, The 2020 Commission Report (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018).

Dr. Lewis is also the founding publisher of the Arms Control Wonk blog and podcast.

Previously, he was the Director of the Nuclear Strategy and Nonproliferation Initiative at the New America Foundation. Prior to that, Dr. Lewis was Executive Director of the Managing the Atom Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Executive Director of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs, a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and a desk officer in the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Policy.

Dr. Lewis received his Ph.D. in Policy Studies (International Security and Economic Policy) from the University of Maryland and his B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science from Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill.