Director of Nuclear Non-Proliferation
202-546-0795 ext. 2103
kreif AT armscontrolcenter DOT org
Areas of Expertise: Nuclear non-proliferation, nuclear weapons, arms control, missile defense, defense budget, nuclear security, nuclear terrorism prevention, legislative process
Kingston Reif is the Director of Nuclear Non-Proliferation at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, where his work focuses on nuclear weapons, arms control, nuclear nonproliferation, preventing nuclear terrorism, missile defense, and the defense budget. He is an expert on the legislative process and closely monitors Congressional action on nuclear weapons policy, budgets, and related issues.
Reif originally came to the Center in 2008 as a Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellow. From September 2008 until May 2009 he served as Dr. Morton Halperin’s research assistant on the Congressional Strategic Posture Commission. Reif returned to the Center in May 2009 as the Deputy Director of Nuclear Non-Proliferation.
Reif writes a monthly column for the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and edits the Nukes of Hazard blog. In addition, he has published articles and op-eds in Survival, Defense News, the Hill, the World Politics Review, and AOL Defense. A regular commentator in the media, he has been quoted in such publications as the New York Times, Time, Defense News, Global Security Newswire, FoxNews.com, US News and World Report, and has been interviewed on radio and TV, including on C-SPAN's Washington Journal program.
Reif holds a B.A. in International Relations from Brown University. He spent two years in the U.K. as a British Marshall Scholar where he received a MSc. in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a M.Litt. in International Security Studies from the University of St. Andrews.
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