What is your area of expertise?
Are you interested in mentoring high school or college students, or both?
How did you become interested in this area?
When I was a first tour officer at Embassy Moscow, I occasionally supported US official delegations coming to Russia to discuss arms control.
What was your career path to get here?
I joined the Foreign Service and ended up in Russian affairs although I joined as an Asia specialist.
Why should the public care?
Because nuclear weapons constitute an existential threat to our nation and our planet.
What is a current issue or trend that concerns you?
Future of New START, challenges to the nuclear nonproliferation regime.