Anne Clunan

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Anne Clunan

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Biography

Anne Clunan is Associate Professor of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School and a Faculty Affiliate at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University. Her interests focus on intersections among globalization, governance, emerging technologies, rising powers, international change and national security. She has published on Russia’s security interests; international status and rising powers; globalization and sovereignty; ungoverned spaces and non-state actors; technology and international change; biological weapons and biotechnology; nanotechnology and national competitiveness; and terrorism financing. Her work has appeared in Communist and Post-Communist Studies, Political Science Quarterly, Perspectives on Politics, and elsewhere.  She is author of The Social Construction of Russia’s Resurgence: Aspirations, Identity, and Security Interests (Johns Hopkins, 2009) and co-editor of two edited volumes, Ungoverned Spaces: Alternative Governance in and Era of Softened Sovereignty  (Stanford, 2010) and Terrorism, War or Disease? (Stanford 2008). Clunan also has twenty years experience leading international non-governmental organizations in countries transitioning from communism. She has worked in the U.S. Senate, the U.S. Department of State, and the British Houses of Parliament. She is the recipient of the Velvet Revolution Award from the Czech and Slovak governments, and the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency Director’s Award for Outstanding Service. She earned her Ph.D. in political science at the University of California, Berkeley.