Jeffrey Lewis

Research Scholar
jlewis@miis.edu

Jeffrey Lewis is Director of the East Asia Nonproliferation Program at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Dr. Lewis also founded and maintains the leading blog on nuclear arms control and nonproliferation, ArmsControlWonk.com.

Dr. Lewis is the author of Minimum Means of Reprisal: China’s Search for Security in the Nuclear Age (MIT Press, 2007).  Dr. Lewis is also an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown University and a research scholar at the Center for International and Security Studies at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy (CSSIM). He  serves on the Board of Directors of the Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship.

Before joining CNS, he was Executive Director of the Nuclear Strategy Initiative at the New American Foundation. Previously, he served as Executive Director of the Managing the Atom Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Executive Director of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs, a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and briefly in the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Policy.

Dr. Lewis received his Ph.D. in Policy Studies (International Security and Economic Policy) from the University of Maryland and his B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science from Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill.