Adam N. Stulberg

Associate Professor
Co-Director for Center of International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP) ~ Georgia Tech

Prof. Adam N. Stulberg specializes in international relations; Russian/Eurasian politics and security affairs; and science, technology, and international security policy. His current research focuses on the implications of different types of “principal-agent” problems for explaining energy statecraft in Eurasia, strategic confidence-building in South Asia, credible bargaining for cooperative security, military transformation, nuclear fuel supply guarantees, and decentralization and control in the nuclear sector.

Prof. Stulberg served as a Political Consultant in Residence at RAND from 1987-1997, and as a Senior Research Associate at the Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), Monterey Institute of International Studies (1997-1998). Since 1997, he has worked closely with Senator Sam Nunn drafting policy recommendations and background studies on future directions for the U.S. Cooperative Threat Reduction Program, building regional and energy security regimes in Central Asia and the South Caucasus, and engaging Russia’s regional power centers. In addition, Prof. Stulberg was a post-doctoral fellow at CNS (2000-2001), and has been a consultant to the Carnegie Corporation of New York (2000-present) and the Director, Office of Net Assessment, Office of the U.S. Secretary of Defense (2000-present). Prof. Stulberg’s books include: Well-Oiled Diplomacy: Strategic Manipulation and Russia’s Energy Statecraft in Eurasia (SUNY Press); (with Michael D. Salomone) Managing Military Transformation: Agency, Culture, and Service Change (Ashgate Academic Press); and (with James Clay Moltz and Vladimir A. Orlov, eds), Preventing Nuclear Meltdown: Managing Decentralization of Russia’s Nuclear Complex (Ashgate Academic Press). He also has published articles in Security Studies, Foreign Affairs, Europe-Asia Studies, Orbis, The Nonproliferation Review, Geopolitics, Survival, and Contemporary Security Policy.

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