Andrea Viski founded the Strategic Trade Review in 2015 and the Strategic Trade Research Institute in 2017. She works with many other organizations providing expertise and experience on research, training, and project implementation. She is a nonresident fellow at the University of Georgia's Center for International Trade and Security (CITS).
She previously worked for the European Commission's Joint Research Center, contributing to the Nuclear Security Unit’s work on strategic trade controls as well as the EU CBRN Centers of Excellence (CoE) initiative. She also worked in the Dual-Use and Arms Trade Control, as well as the Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, Programs at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). She has published extensively specifically in the area of strategic trade controls, non-proliferation, and international law.
Dr. Viski received her Ph.D and an LL.M from the European University Institute, her M.A from Georgetown University’s Institute for Law, Science and Global Security, and her B.A in International Politics from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.
Todd Perry has directed the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) International Nonproliferation Export Control Program (INECP) since 2002. In coordination with the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Nonproliferation and Export Control Cooperation and other State Department Offices, INECP draws upon over 50 nonproliferation and threat reduction technical specialists from a dozen U.S. national laboratories and universities to establish technical and training partnerships with over 50 countries and international organizations seeking to strengthen the effectiveness of export control and related border security systems.
Dr. Perry joined the U.S. government in 1999 as a policy analyst for the DOE Material Protection, Control and Accounting (MPC&A) Program. Prior to this, he managed international security programs for U.S. non-governmental organizations including the Union of Concerned Scientists and the Institute for Science and International Security, with a focus on nonproliferation export controls, threat reduction, and strategic arms control.
Dr. Perry received his Ph.D. in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 2003, where he wrote his doctoral thesis on the history and future prospects for WMD strategic trade controls. His thesis research was supported by grants from the U.S. Institute of Peace, the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, and the Ploughshares Fund. Dr. Perry received his B.A. from Grinnell College in 1985 with majors in French and Political Science.
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