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Updated: Jan 24, 2013

Margarita Zolotova

CNS Research Associate for Social Design and Digital Strategy

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Activities

Margarita Zolotova is a CNS Research Associate for Social Design and Digital Strategy.

Her work has contributed to such CNS projects as: the design and strategy for the CNS online nonproliferation course for diplomats, journalists, and scholars; the joint CNS and Lawrence Livermore online training course on nuclear safeguards policy; and the joint CNS and US State Department's Virtual Science Challenge for US and Russian high school students.

Areas of Research

Ms. Zolotova's professional interests include role of new media and internet communication platforms in international relations and security.

Background

Prior to coming to CNS, she worked as a television journalist and producer, media, and political strategist in Russia.

Education

Ms. Zolotova holds a Master's Degree in Terrorism and Nonproliferation Studies from Monterey Institute of International Studies. Margarita developed the study on new media as a tool for advancing the goal of nuclear disarmament for the United Nations Office of the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs.

Margarita received her BA in Management (2004) and BA in Political Science (2002), with distinction from the Yaroslavl State University in Russia.

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