Nickolas Roth is a master’s student at the School of Public Policy. He works on CISSM’s Nuclear Materials Accounting Project, which studies options for reducing the risk of nuclear proliferation by strengthening national and global level material accounting systems. In his spare time, Roth serves as a Policy Fellow for the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation and writes for the blog, Nukes of Hazard.
Before enrolling at the University of Maryland, Roth was a policy analyst for the Union of Concerned Scientists, engaging in research and advocacy on a range of issues related to U.S. nuclear weapons policy. In particular, he wrote about the industrial infrastructure responsible for maintaining the nuclear weapons stockpile, also known as the nuclear weapons complex.