Miles Pomper is a Senior Research Associate in the Washington DC office of CNS. His work focuses on nuclear energy, nuclear nonproliferation, nuclear security, and nuclear arms control. He holds a master's degree in international affairs from Columbia University and a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University.
Areas of Research
- Nuclear energy
- Nuclear nonproliferation and arms control
- Nuclear security
Before joining CNS he served as Editor-in-Chief of Arms Control Today from 2003-2009. Previously, he was the lead foreign policy reporter for CQ Weekly and Legi-Slate News Service, where he covered the full range of national security issues before Congress, and a Foreign Service Officer with the US Information Agency.
- BA in History from Columbia University
- MA in international affairs from Columbia University
- MA in journalism from Northwestern University
Select Bibliography (Recent)
- "The Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Modern World: Trends and Changing Regimes," in International Politics in Times of Change, Nicholas Tzidakis, Ed. Springer 2012.
- "How to Unsnag US-South Korea Nuclear Negotiations," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, September 25, 2012.
- "Nuclear Power and Proliferation: The Risks of the Nuclear Renaissance," in Nuclear Power and Energy Security in Asia, Rajesh Basrur, Cole Harvey, Koh Swee Lean Collin, eds., (New York, NY: Routledge, 2012).
- "The Seoul Nuclear Security Summit: How Much of a Success?" Academic Paper Series, Korea Economic Institute, May 23, 2012.
- "Domestic and International Politics of Spent Fuel in South Korea: Are We Approaching Meltdown?" with Seong-Won Park and Lawrence Scheinman, Academic Paper Series: On Korea, Vol. 4, Korea Economic Institute, 2011.
- "Going Global: Issues Facing South Korea as an Emerging Nuclear Exporter," with Chen Kane and Stephanie Lieggi, Tomorrow's Northeast Asia: Joint US-Korea Academic Studies, Volume 21, Korea Economic Institute, 2011.
- "The IAEA's Political Balancing Act," with Michelle Dover, World Politics Review, Septmeber 2011.
- "Bringing Belarus Back to the Table," WMD Junction, September 20, 2011.
- "Toward the Global Norm: Supporting the Minimization of Highly Enriched Uranium in the Civilian Sector," with Cole J. Harvey and David Slungaard, Issue Brief No. 12, Asan Institute, June 2011.
- "Japan's Nuclear Crisis: The Fine Line between Security and Insecurity," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, March 22, 2011.
- "Nuclear Power and Spent Fuel in East Asia: Balancing Energy, Politics and Nonproliferation," with Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress, Stephanie Lieggi, and Lawrence Scheinman, The Asia-Pacific Journal vol. 25, June 21, 2010.
- "US International Nuclear Energy Policy: Change and Continuity," Nuclear Energy Futures Paper #10, Centre for International Governance Innovation, January 2010.
- "Reducing and Regulating Tactical (Nonstrategic) Nuclear Weapons in Europe: Moving Forward?" with Johan Bergenas, William Potter, and Nikolai Sokov, April 2010.
- "Managing U.S. Missile Defenses and Russian Concerns," with Dennis Gormley and Nikolai Sokov, Four Emerging Issues in Arms Control, Disarmament, and Nonproliferation: Opportunities for German Leadership, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, July 14, 2009.
- "Reducing and Regulating Tactical (Nonstrategic) Nuclear Weapons in Europe," with William Potter and Nikolai Sokov, December 2009.
- "The Russian Nuclear Industry: Status and Prospects," Nuclear Energy Futures Paper #3, Centre for International Governance Innovation, January 2009.
- "Congress, Culture, and the Caspian," with David King, in The Limits to Culture: Foreign Policy, Islam, and the Caspian, Brenda Shaffer, ed., (Cambridge, MA: Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, 2006).