Rose Gottemoeller

Rose Gottemoeller

  • Lecturer, Freeman Spogli Institute
  • Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution

Center for International Security and Cooperation
Encina Hall
616 Jane Stanford Way
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-6165

Biography

Rose Gottemoeller is a Lecturer at Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Research Fellow at the Hoover Institute.

Before joining Stanford Gottemoeller was the Deputy Secretary General of NATO from 2016 to 2019, where she helped to drive forward NATO’s adaptation to new security challenges in Europe and in the fight against terrorism.  Prior to NATO, she served for nearly five years as the Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security at the U.S. Department of State, advising the Secretary of State on arms control, nonproliferation and political-military affairs. While Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance in 2009 and 2010, she was the chief U.S. negotiator of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) with the Russian Federation.

Prior to her government service, she was a senior associate with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, with joint appointments to the Nonproliferation and Russia programs. She served as the Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center from 2006 to 2008, and is currently a nonresident fellow in Carnegie's Nuclear Policy Program.  

At Stanford, Gottemoeller teaches and mentors students in the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy program and the CISAC Honors program; contributes to policy research and outreach activities; and convenes workshops, seminars and other events relating to her areas of expertise, including nuclear security, Russian relations, the NATO alliance, EU cooperation and non-proliferation. 

publications

Commentary
January 2024

Ukraine Has a Pathway to Victory

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Journal Articles
November 2023

America should look to its own past in supporting Ukraine’s naval battle

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Working Papers
October 2023

Nuclear Risk Reduction Centers: A Stable Channel in Unstable Times

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In The News

Encina Hall Entrance
Commentary

How Ukraine can win, according to NATO's former Deputy Secretary General

WATCH | Rose Gottemoeller, former NATO Deputy Secretary General, tells Christiane Amanpour that Kyiv has a pathway to victory in its war against Russia.
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Commentary

Russian attacks would be far worse without NATO’s “proximity” deterrence, argues Rose Gottemoeller

Originally for "The Economist," the alliance’s former deputy head says it needs to reinforce the strategy
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Crew onboard a 'Terminator' tank support fighting vehicle during a Victory Day military parade in Red Square marking the 75th anniversary of the victory in World War II, on June 24, 2020 in Moscow, Russia.
News

Understanding Prigozhin’s Mutiny and What Is — and Isn’t — Happening in Russia

Scholars at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies offer insight on what Yevgeny Prigozhin’s mutiny may signal about Russia, Putin’s power, and the war in Ukraine.
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