Philipp C. Bleek

Assistant Professor
Monterey Institute for International Studies

Philipp Bleek is a Fellow at CNS and an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of International Policy and Management.

During the 2012-13 academic year, he will take a faculty leave to serve as Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs under a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellowship in Nuclear Security.

He served on President Obama's nonproliferation policy advisory team during the 2008 campaign. He has been a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and a Non-Resident Fellow at the Center for a New American Security, where he worked with former Secretary of the Navy Richard Danzig on bioterrorism policy. He has also been a Visiting Fellow at the Global Public Policy Institute and a Visiting Scholar at the John-F.-Kennedy-Institut of the Freie Universit├Ąt, both in Berlin.

He taught an undergraduate seminar at Georgetown and has also been an instructor in the Department of Defense Senior Leader Development Program for rising mid-career civilians. He first worked on weapons of mass destruction issues as a Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellow, hosted by the Federation of American Scientists and the Arms Control Association.

He holds a Ph.D. in international relations from the Government Department at Georgetown University, a master in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School, and a bachelor's degree from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School. He is a Fellow of the Truman National Security Project and a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies.


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