Henry D. Sokolski, Executive Director
Henry Sokolski is the executive director of the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center and teaches graduate-level classes on nuclear policy at the University of Utah and the Institute of World Politics. He is also a Senior Fellow for Nuclear Security Studies at the University of California at San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy.
He has worked in the Pentagon as Deputy for Nonproliferation Policy, as a consultant to the National Intelligence Council, as a member of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Senior Advisory Group, and as a Senate military and legislative aide.
He has also served on two congressional commissions on the prevention of WMD proliferation and has authored and edited numerous volumes on strategic weapons proliferation issues, including Underestimated: Our Not So Peaceful Nuclear Future and Best of Intentions: America’s Campaign against Strategic Weapons Proliferation.
Henry can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bailey Martin, Program Coordinator
Bailey Martin is the Program Coordinator at the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from Long Island University, Post, and dual majored in Criminal Justice and Political Science. She recently received her Master’s degree in Homeland Security Management at Long Island University’s Homeland Security and Terrorism Institute. Bailey can be reached at email@example.com.
Brooke Buskirk, Production and Outreach Coordinator
Brooke Buskirk is the Production and Outreach Coordinator at the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in English Literature and Language from the University of Maryland. Before joining NPEC, she was an editor at The Writer’s Bloc at the University of Maryland. Brooke can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Victor Gilinsky, Program Advisor
Victor Gilinsky is an independent consultant primarily on matters related to nuclear energy. He was a two-term commissioner of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission from 1975-1984, and before that Head of the Rand Corporation Physical Sciences Department. He holds a Bachelors of Engineering Physics degree from Cornell University and a PhD in Physics from the California Institute of Technology, which gave him its Distinguished Alumni Award. He is a member of the American Physical Society and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
John Spacapan, Wohlstetter Fellow
John Spacapan is the Wohlstetter Public Affairs Fellow at The Nonproliferation Policy Education Center. Previously, he was a researcher on Middle Eastern Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, working under Dr. Kenneth Pollack, Dr. Michael Rubin and Mr. J. Matthew McInnis. Prior to work at AEI, he served as a foreign policy Legislative Aide on the staff of U.S. Senator Mark Kirk. He holds a BA in Public Policy and Middle Eastern Affairs from Vanderbilt University, where he completed his capstone research paper, “ISIS: The Vanguard of Terror Recruitment in America”, and an MA from The Committee on International Relations at The University of Chicago, where he completed his thesis, “Democratic Consolidation as Collective Bargaining: The Jasmine Revolution and Tahrir Square.” John can be reached at email@example.com.
BOARD OF ADVISORS
Mark Albrecht – Former Executive Secretary of the National Space Council
Peter Bradford – Adjunct professor, Vermont Law School; former Member Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and Chairman of the New York Public Service Commission and of Public Utilities Commission of Maine*
Robert Jervis – Columbia University, Author of How Statesmen Think, former President of the American Political Science Association
Torrey Froscher – Consultant, former Chief Analyst for Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) Nonproliferation Center and Deputy Director of the DCI Center for Weapons Intelligence, Arms Control and Nonproliferation.
Daniel M. Kammen – Professor, UC Berkeley Department of Nuclear Engineering Department and the Goldman School of Public Policy where he directs the Center for Environmental Policy
John A. Lauder – Former Director, Central Intelligence Agency’s Nonproliferation Center
Richard R. Lawless – Founder and Principal of NMV Consulting, LLC; former Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs
David Rapoport – Editor, Journal of Terrorism and Political Violence; Professor, University of California at Los Angeles
Harvey Rishikof – Chair of the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security Advisory Committee Chair and former dean of the National War College
William Tobey – Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; former Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation, National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
Simon “Pete” Worden – Executive Director, Breakthrough Initiatives
Board of Trustees – Peter Bradford, Torrey Froscher, Eldon Greenberg, Bianca Zhang. Nonvoting member: Henry Sokolski