CISSM Global Forum | "Science and Technology in North Korea"

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:15
Joshua H. Pollack
Editor, The Nonproliferation Review and a Senior Research Associate, Middlebury Institute for International Studies

Joshua H. Pollack is the Editor of the The Nonproliferation Review and a Senior Research Associate at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies and is recognized as a leading expert on nuclear and missile proliferation, focusing on Northeast Asia.

Before joining MIIS in April 2016, Pollack served as a consultant to the US government, specializing in issues related to weapons of mass destruction, including proliferation, arms control, and deterrence. As a defense policy analyst at DFI International, Science Applications International Corporation, and Constellation West, his clients included the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, the Department of Homeland Security, the National Nuclear Security Administration, and the Plans and Policy Directorate (J5) of US Strategic Command. In 2015, he was named an Associate Fellow of the Royal United Services Institute. He also serves as a Research Scientist at CNA, a nonprofit research institution in Arlington, VA.

Pollack has contributed to ArmsControlWonk.com, 38North.org, and the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. His research has appeared in the The Nonproliferation Review in 2011 and 2015.


The CISSM Global Forum is held from 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm  in 1203 Van Munching Hall College Park, MD 20742. It is open to the public (no RSVPs required) and is supported by the Yamamoto-Scheffelin Endowment for Policy Research. For further information about the CISSM Global Forum contact cissm@umd.edu.