Senior Research Associate,
East Asia Nonproliferation Program (EANP)
Stephanie Lieggi is a Senior Research Associate in the East Asia Nonproliferation Program.
Areas of Research
- U.S.-China bilateral relations
- China's nonproliferation and export control policies
- Illicit trafficking in Asia
- Strategic Trade Management and 1540 Implementation in Asia
- Nuclear energy development and nuclear security in Asia
Since 2004, Ms. Lieggi has worked on CNS export control-related publications, first as managing editor of the Asian Export Control Observer and later as Associate Editor-in-Chief of the International Export Control Observer. As part of her export control-related work, she has researched various illicit smuggling and export control violation cases, including the AQ Khan network.
Stephanie joined CNS in 2003.
Before coming to Monterey, she worked for four years at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and two years as a researcher at the Australian Embassy in Beijing.
- M.A. in International Policy Studies from the Monterey Institute of International Studies
- B.A. in Political Science from the University of California in San Diego
- "Time for Leadership: South Korea and Nuclear Nonproliferation,"
(co-author) Arms Control Today, March 2011.
- "Taking control: Stopping North Korean WMD-related procurement," (co-author) Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, September/October 2010.
- "Nuclear Power and Spent Fuel in East Asia: Balancing Energy, Politics and Nonproliferation," (co-author) Asia-Pacific Journal, June 21, 2010.
- "From Proliferator to Model Citizen? China's Recent Enforcement of Nonproliferation-Related Trade Controls and its Potential Positive Impact in the Region," Strategic Studies Quarterly, Summer 2010.
- "China's ASAT Test and the Strategic Implications of Beijing's Military Space Policy," (co-author), Korean Journal of Defense Analysis, No 5, Spring 2007