Strategic Security Group Leader, Z
Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
George Anzelon holds a Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics. In 1977 he joined the
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, where he has spent more than 25 years
working in the fields of nuclear nonproliferation, nuclear terrorism
prevention, and international safeguards. In 1991, George participated in
several of the IAEA s first post-Gulf-War inspections in Iraq. During
2000-2002, George worked at IAEA Headquarter in Vienna as a Senior Safeguards
Senior Analyst, Defense
Senior Advisor, East Asian and
Pacific Affairs, US State Department
David Asher is a senior adviser for the U.S. state department on East
Asian affairs. He is an expert on U.S.-Japanese relations, international
economics, Asian security, and the Japanese economy. David has performed
research for the U.S. House of Representatives, The Secretary of Defense, and
the U.S. Department of Defense Analysis. Mr. Asher has been widely published in
everything from the Wall Street journal to the New York Times.
Harold D. Bengelsdorf is a consultant with an active
practice and extensive experience in dealing with international nuclear policy
and non-proliferation issues. A former U.S. governmental official, he retired
in 1982 and has been engaged in consulting in the civil nuclear and
non-proliferation area ever since. For several years he was a Vice President
for International Energy Associates, Limited and its successor companies (ERC
and the Ogden Corporation), where he headed the international consulting groups
in those companies. More recently, he has become a Principal and Manager of the
consulting firm, Bengelsdorf, McGoldrick and Associates, LLC. As a consultant,
Mr. Bengelsdorf has been very active in dealing with international nuclear
policy issues and has worked for several international clients in Japan and
Western Europe as well as a support contractor to various Federal agencies or
U.S. national laboratories. He holds an AB degree (magna cum laude) from
Syracuse University and an MPA degree from the Maxwell Graduate School for
Citizenship and Public Affairs. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the American
Nuclear Society, the U.S. Arms Control Association, and is a Senior Councilor
of the Atlantic Council of the United States. For several years he was on the
advisory committee to the State Department's Bureau of Oceans, Environmental
and Scientific Affairs. In addition, he is currently serving on the Washington
Advisory Committee to Syracuse University.
Executive Director, Pugwash
Conferences on Science and World Affairs
Jeffrey Boutwell is Executive
Director of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, an
international scientific organization founded in 1957 to seek ways of
eliminating nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction, which in 1995 shared
the Nobel Peace Prize with its then President and co-founder, Sir Joseph
Rotblat. Dr. Boutwell received a Ph.D.
in political science from the Mass. Institute of Technology and an M.Sc. in
economics from the London School of Economics.
He is the author of numerous books and articles on a wide range of
international security issues, including: The German Nuclear Dilemma (Cornell
University Press, 1990); co-author (with Everett Mendelsohn) of
Israel-Palestinian Security: Issues in the Permanent Status Negotiations
(American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1995); and co-editor (with Michael
Klare) of Light Weapons and Civil Conflict: Controlling the Tools of Violence
(Rowman & Littlefield, 1999).
Previously he was program director for international security studies at
the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in Cambridge, Mass., staff aide on
the National Security Council during the Carter administration in Washington,
DC, and reporter/editor with the City News Bureau of Chicago.
Art Brown was appointed National
Intelligence Officer for East Asia in June 2002 upon returning from a CIA
overseas assignment. A career officer with the Clandestine Service of the
Directorate of Operations since joining the Agency in 1980, Mr. Brown has lived
and worked in Asia for nearly twenty years. During this period, he has served
multiple tours with the Clandestine Service in both Northeast and Southeast
Asia, to include three separate assignments as Chief of Station. In addition to
internal honors, Mr. Brown was publicly awarded the Order of Diplomatic Merit
by South Korean President Kim Dae-Jung.
Mr. Brown also served in the U.S. Army
during 1970-72, with a tour in Vietnam as a combat correspondent for the
Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV).
Prior to joining the Agency, Mr. Brown
lived in a small farming village in southern Japan for two years, teaching in a
rural educational facility while honing his Japanese language skills. He earned
a B.A. in Japanese language studies from San Francisco State University and
studied Japanese literature at Kumamoto National University under a
post-graduate Japanese governmental grant. He is fluent in Japanese, conversant
in Indonesian, and holds a third degree black belt in a Japanese martial art.
Senior research fellow at the Korea Institute for National Unification.
Mr. Seongwhun is a
senior research fellow at the Korea Institute for National Unification (KINU),
Seoul. Before joining KINU in 1991, he
served with the Office off ARms Control, Ministry of National Defense,
ROK. His research interests are
Conventional Arms Control, Verification of Compliance, Nuclear Disarmament and
Deterrence, Missile Defense, Peace Regime on the Korean Peninsula, and Korean
unification. He is the author of
numerous books including US NMD Initiatives and Security of the Korean
Peninsula (Seoul, KINU 2001); TMD Initiatives in Northeast Asia and South
Korea's Strategic Options (Seoul: KINU,
2000); Cooperatively Enhancing Military Transparency on the Korean
Peninsula: A Comprehensive Approach
(Albuquerque, NM: Cooperative
Monitoring Center, SNL, 1999), and Implementing Korean Denuclearization and
Establishing a NWFZ in Northeast Asia (Seoul:
KINU, 1999). He is the recipient
of an award for excellent research from the Korea Council for the Humanities
and Social Research Institutes (May 2001, 2002) and an award of the Vice
Premier and Minister of National Unification (September 1994).
Senior Associate for the
Non-Proliferation Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Joseph Cirincione specializes in defense
and proliferation issues. He is responsible for all aspects of the
Non-Proliferation Project’s work, including research, publications, seminars,
and the annual Carnegie International Non-Proliferation Conference. He teaches
on the adjunct graduate faculty at the Georgetown University School of Foreign
Service. He is a frequent media commentator on proliferation issues and defense
Mr. Cirincione worked for nine
years in the U.S. House of Representatives: six years on the professional staff
of the Committee on Armed Services and three and one-half years on the
Committee on Government Operations, and served as staff director of the
Military Reform Caucus under Congressmen Tom Ridge and Charles Bennett. He has
held positions at the Henry L. Stimson Center, the U.S. Information Agency, the
Center for Strategic and International Studies and previously at Carnegie.
Graduate Associate, Office of Nonproliferation Policy, National Nuclear
Toby Dalton is a graduate associate
in the Office of Nonproliferation Policy at the National Nuclear Security
Administration. He is also a Luce Scholar in Seoul, Korea, as well as working
as a project associate for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He
has a BA in Diplomacy and World Affairs from Occidental College, and a MA in
Political Science from the University of Washington.
Deputy Director, Office of Nonproliferation Policy, DOE/National
Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
Educated at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and the National War College.
Professional experience working on nonproliferation and other international
security issues at DOE/NNSA, the International Atomic Energy Agency, the U.S.
Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, and several nongovernmental organizations
(including the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace).
Chief Operating Officer, The
With over twenty years
experience as an executive in the private sector including energy and telecommunications
and fifteen as a Trustee and Board member of nonprofit organizations, Joan
brings expertise in managing and building organization systems that are
experiencing rapid change. Her experience in Asia and familiarity with
international development and health issues complements the Institute’s mission
Legislative Director for
Congressman Edward Markey (MA-7)
Mr. Duncan's responsibilities for Representative Markey include
oversight, legislative, and investigation activities relating to matters within
the jurisdiction of the Commerce Committee, including national energy policy,
electric and gas utilities regulation, financial services, privacy and the environment.
Jeff also advises Rep. Markey on foreign policy, arms control, and
nonproliferation issues. Jeff has staffed Rep. Markey s efforts over the years
to tighten export controls on sensitive nuclear technologies, including a
number of recent initiatives relating to the transfer of technologies to North
Korea. Prior to his service with Rep. Markey, Mr. Duncan was a staff consultant
for the bipartisan Arms Control and Foreign Policy Caucus, where he was
responsible for research, investigative, and legislative initiatives relating
to arms control and military policy.
Senior Adviser, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Robert J. Einhorn is a senior adviser
in the CSIS International Security Program, where he works on a broad range of
nonproliferation, arms control, and other national security issues. Before coming to CSIS, he served in the U.S.
Government for 29 years. From November
1999 to August 2001, he was Assistant Secretary for Nonproliferation at the
U.S. Department of State, where he was responsible for the nonproliferation of
nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons, missile delivery systems, and
advanced conventional arms. In that
capacity, he was the principal adviser to the Secretary of State on
nonproliferation matters, oversaw U.S. participation in the multilateral
nonproliferation export control regimes, and represented the United States in
nonproliferation discussions and negotiations with a wide variety of countries
in East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. Before becoming Assistant Secretary, Einhorn
was Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nonproliferation in the State Department’s
Political-Military Bureau from 1992-1999 and a Senior Adviser in State’s Policy
Planning Staff from 1986 to 1992. He
served at the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA) from 1972 to
1984, where he dealt with strategic arms issues, nuclear testing limits,
chemical and biological weapons constraints, nonproliferation, and other
security issues. From 1982 to 1986 he
represented ACDA in the START talks. He
was presented the Secretary of State’s Distinguished Service Award by Secretary
Colin L. Powell in August 2001. Einhorn
has authored several publications on strategic nuclear issues, arms control,
and nonproliferation. He received a
B.A., magna cum laude, in Government from Cornell University in 1969 and a
Masters in Public Affairs in International Relations from the Woodrow Wilson
School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, in 1971. He is a member of the Council on Foreign
Relations and the International Institute of Strategic Studies.
School of Foreign Service
Georgetown University Washington
Robert L. Gallucci was appointed Dean of Georgetown University's Edmund
A. Walsh School of Foreign Service in 1996.
He had just completed 21 years of government service, serving since
August 1994 with the Department of State as Ambassador at Large. In 1998 he became the State Department's
Special Envoy to deal with the threat posed by the proliferation of ballistic
missiles and weapons of mass destruction. In 1991 he was appointed deputy
Executive Chairman of the UN Special Commission overseeing the disarmament of
Iraq. In 1992, he became Senior
Coordinator for nonproliferation and nuclear safety initiatives in the former
Soviet Union. Later in 1992 Dr.
Gallucci was confirmed as the Assistant Secretary of State for
Political-Military Affairs. He has
authored a number of publications on political-military issues, including
Neither Peace Nor Honor: The Politics
of American Military Policy in Vietnam. He holds a bachelor's degree from the
State University of New York at Stony Brook, and a master's and doctorate in
Politics from Brandeis University.
Before joining the State Department, he taught at Swarthmore College,
Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies and Georgetown
Oak Ridge National Laboratory/DOE
Elwood Gift was earned his BS in
Chemical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, he earned MS in Nuclear
Engineering from the University of Tennessee. He has served at Oak Ridge
National Laboratory in various capacities for over 3 decades.
Associate Director, Preventive
Defense Project, Stanford University
Deborah C. Gordon has over 30 years of experience in algorithm design, signal
processing, network design, and network security and holds several U.S. and
Canadian patents for her work in medical instrumentation. She has developed
systems for telecommunications, banking, and medical applications for private
industry and government agencies. Her business experience includes corporate
division management and she was founder and president of InforMD, Inc. Ms.
Gordon is currently Associate Director for the Preventive Defense Project,
co-directed by former Secretary of Defense, William J. Perry, Stanford
University and Ashton B. Carter, Harvard University. Ms. Gordon holds a B.S.
Computer Science from the University of Southern California.
International Security Affairs OSD
Director for Asian Affairs,
National Security Council
Green is Director of Asian
Affairs at the National Security Council with responsibility for Japan and
regional security issues. Before joining the NSC he was senior fellow for Asian
Security at the Council on Foreign Relations. He has been a senior advisor to
the Office of Asia Pacific Affairs at the Department of Defense, a research
staff member at the Institute for Defense Analyses and a special advisor to the
Office of Asia Pacific Affairs in the Pentagon. In Japan he worked as a special
assistant to a member of the Japanese Diet. Dr. Green received a Ph.D. and M.A.
from the John Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies
(SAIS) and a B.A. from Kenyon College. He also did graduate work at Tokyo
University as a Fulbright Scholar and with the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology as a research associate of the MIT-Japan Program. Dr. Green's
published works include Japan's
Reluctant Realism: Foreign Policy in an Era of Uncertain Power (2001),The U.S.-Japan Alliance: Past, Present,
and Future (co-editor, 1999),
and Arming Japan: Defense Production, Alliance Politics and the Post-War Search
for Autonomy (1995).
Assistant, Office Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security,
starting his work with the NSC, Mark A. Groombridge is a research fellow with
the Center for Trade Policy Studies. In addition to broader international trade
topics Groombridge's specific research interests include intellectual property,
pharmaceutical pricing, and China's entry into the World Trade Organization.
arriving at Cato, Groombridge was the Abramson Research Fellow at the American
Enterprise Institute and associate director of its Asian Studies program. He is
the co-author (with Claude Barfield) of Tiger by the Tail: China and the WTO
(The AEI Press, 1999). In addition, Groombridge has written widely on
international economic issues in academic, legal, and public policy journals and
newspapers. In addition to speaking engagements around the world, Groombridge
is featured regularly on ABC News, CNN, the BBC, and other media outlets.
received his B.A. in international relations and Chinese from the University of
Minnesota (magna cum laude) and his Ph.D. in political science (distinction)
from Columbia University. He has taught at Columbia and George Washington
Universities and is currently a visiting assistant professor at Johns Hopkins
Director, Asia Program, Center for
International Policy, and Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center
Selig S. Harrison, author of Korean Endgame: A Strategy for Reunification
and U.S. Disengagement, has visited North Korea seven times. In
June, 1994, on his fourth visit, he met the late Kim Il Sung and won agreement
on the concept of a freeze and eventual dismantlement of the North Korean
nuclear program. President Carter, meeting Kim a week later, persuaded
him to initiate the freeze immediately, opening the way for negotiations with
the United States that resulted in the Agreed Framework.
Executive Director, Nautilus
Institute for Security and Sustainable Development
As co-founder of The Nautilus
Institute, Peter works at the nexus of security, environment and energy
policy problems. While best known for innovative cooperative engagement
strategies in North Korea, he has brought creative global problem solving to
issues throughout Northeast Asia, East Timor, Australia, and most recently,
South Asia. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of
Melbourne and a Ph.D. from the University of California Berkeley. Peter drives
to improve global problem solving in general while focusing on problems that
undermine security and bring us closer to nuclear war.
of Intelligence and Research
Non Proliferation Policy
International Security Policy, OSD
Policy Analysis, Northeast Asia,
Asian Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation
Hwang, a native of Korea, is
completing her doctoral dissertation, titled "Globalization, Strategic
Culture and Ideas: Explaining Continuity in Korean Foreign Economic
Policy," at Georgetown University, where she also lectures. She went to
South Korea as a Fulbright Scholar in 1998-99 to conduct dissertation field
research. She has received several writing awards, including ones from the International
Studies Association and the National Capital Area Political Science
Hwang earned a master's degree in
international affairs from Columbia University, an MBA from the University of
Virginia and a bachelor's degree in philosophy and government from Smith
College. She has taught at the University of Maryland and worked for the U.S.
Department of Commerce and the Washington-based Overseas Private Investment
Acting Deputy NIO for East Asia
Kim, Stephen Jin-Woo
Analyst, Z Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Dr. Kim studied diplomatic and military history at Georgetown (BA), Harvard
(MA), and Yale (Ph.D.). As a research analyst with the CNA Corporation, he
worked on targeting, strike operations, and strategic doctrine projects for the
U.S. Navy, the Marine Corps, and the Department of Defense. He is currently the
North Korean nuclear programs analyst at LLNL.
of Nonproliferation, US State Department
Principal, Bengelsdorf, McGoldrick
and Associates, LLC
Dr. McGoldrick has
been involved in the field of nuclear nonproliferation and international
nuclear cooperation for over 25 years.
He has served in the International Atomic Energy Agency, U.S. Department
of State, and the U.S. Department of Energy.
McGoldrick retired form the State Department in 1998, at which time he
was Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary and Principal Deputy Director of the
Office of Nuclear Energy. Dr.
McGoldrick is currently a principal and manager in the consulting firm
Bengelsdorf, McGoldrick and Associates, an international consulting firm.
Chief, Northeast Asia, Intelligence
and Research, US State Department
Research Fellow – National
Senior Adviser, Office of Nonproliferation Policy, National Nuclear
Security Administration, Department of Energy.
Foreign Service Officer, 1969-96.
Adviser to the Agreed Framework Division, Department of State, 1997-99.
Currently working North Korean issues at DOE. While with the Foreign
Service, was coordinating officer for the INF Treaty, 1986-1988; Deputy
Political Counselor in Beijing during the Tiananmen Incident of 1989; Deputy
Director of the China Desk, 1990-92, and U.S. Consul, Brisbane, Australia,
1992-95. Since 1997, have worked on North Korean issues for both the
Department of State and Department of Energy. Have been to North Korean 5
times, including twice to Nyongbyon.
Political Science, Yonsei University and Duke University
Chung-in Moon is professor of political science
at Yonsei University. He served as dean
of Yonsei’s Graduate School of International Studies, and currently is vice
president of the International Studies Association (ISA) in North America. Dr.
Moon is also an adjunct professor at the Asia-Pacific Studies Institute, Duke University.
Prior to joining to the Yonsei faculty, he taught at the University of
Kentucky, Williams College, and University of California, San Diego. He
has published nineteen books and over 190 articles in edited volumes and such
scholarly journals as World Politics,
International Studies Quarterly,
and Journal of Asian Studies.
His most recent publications include States, Markets, and Just Growth (co-edited with Atul
Kohli), Kim Dae-jung Government and Sunshine Policy, Korean Politics: An Introduction, and Arms
Control on the Korean Peninsula. He accompanied President Kim Dae-jung
to the historic Pyongyang Korean summit in June 2000 and currently serves as an
advisor to the South Korea's National Security Council, the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs and Trade, and the Ministry of National Defense. He is also appointed as a member of
president-elect Roh Moo-hyun’s special delegation to the United States.
Defense Prison of War, Missing
Since retiring from the US Army as
a colonel in May 2000, Ashton Ormes has been worked in the Office of the
Secretary of Defense as the Senior Director for Research for the Defense
Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office.
In 1996, 2000, 2001 and 2002, he was a member of US Government
negotiating teams that successfully obtained DPRK approval to conduct joint
US/DPRK recovery of the remains of American servicemen missing in North Korea
since the Korean War. Additionally, he
visited North Korea twice in 2001 and once in 2002 in support of recovery
operations. During his Army career, he
served ten years in the Republic of Korea, including four and a half years duty
with the Military Armistice Commission in Panmunjom. He is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, the Republic
of Korea Army College, and the US Army War College.
Program Officer, Nautilus Institute
for Security and Sustainable Development
Nancy Park joined Nautilus in
January 2003 after a 10 year career in academia, specializing in Chinese
history. Dr. Park previously taught at
Harvard University, Vassar College, and Colorado School of Mines, and as a
research fellow at the Collège de France in Paris. She received her undergraduate degree in Asian studies from
Georgetown University and a Ph.D. in History and East Asian Languages from
Harvard University. Her extensive
experience in Asia, which includes 4 years in Taipei and 2 years in Beijing,
contribute to the Institute's work on Northeast Asian security.
Program Officer Carnegie Endowment
for International Peace
George Perkovich is the author of India's Nuclear Bomb, which received
the American Historical Association's Herbert Feis Award for outstanding work
by an independent scholar. His writing
has appeared in Foreign Affairs
and other publications. He has
testified before both houses of Congress on South Asian security affairs, and
served on the 1997 Council on Foreign Relations Task Force that published
"A New U.S. Policy Toward India and Pakistan." He is deputy director for programs and
director of the Secure World program of the W. Alton Jones Foundation, a $400
million philanthropic institution located in Charlottesville, Virginia. In addition to managing the Secure World
Program's $11 million annual grant-making budget, and designing and
implementing initiatives to further the Foundation board's mandate of reducing
the risk of nuclear war, he oversees the $14 million Sustainable World
Program. Perkovich received his Ph.D.
in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia in 1997, his M.A. in Soviet
Studies from Harvard University in 1986, and his B.A. in Politics from the
University of California at Santa Cruz in 1980.
Director of Projects Global
John Pike, one of the world’s
leading experts on defense, space and intelligence policy, is Director of
GlobalSecurity.org, a nonprofit nonpartisan organization which he founded in
December 2000. GlobalSecurity.org is focused on innovative approaches to the
emerging security challenges of the new millennium. Internationally renowned
for his depth of knowledge on a broad array of issues, Pike is widely noted for
his ability to translate complex technical information into concise and pithy
soundbites. He has consistently provided insight and understanding of world
affairs, military, space and satellite technology to policy makers, the press
and the public at large.
Office of Korean Affairs, US State
Special Advisor Asian Affairs
Office of the Vice President
Before working with the Vice-president of
the United States, Samantha Ravich was a Fellow at Center for Strategic and
International Studies. Previously, she worked for the Smith Richardson
Foundation where she managed the Asia and Middle East Portfolio in the
International Security and Foreign Policy Program (1996-1999). She is a
graduate of the University of Pennsylvania where she earned her B.A. in
economics from the Wharton School and her M.A. in city planning. She received
her Ph.D. in policy analysis from the RAND Graduate School. While at RAND as an
international policy research fellow (1992-1996), she worked on
government-sponsored research on East and Southeast Asian trade and security
trends. Ravich is the author of Marketization and Democracy: East Asian
Experiences from Cambridge University Press.
Dean of International Affairs,
Director, The Reves Center for International Studies, William and Mary College,
Professor of Law
Mitchell Reiss is the Dean of
International Affairs and the Director of the Wendy and Emery Reves Center for
International Studies at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg,
Virginia. He is responsible for
developing and implementing international programs and activities at the
College, for supervising the International Relations/ International Studies
curriculum, and for managing the Reves Center’s activities, programs and
budget. He is Professor of Law at the
Marshall-Wythe Law School and Professor of Government in the Department of
Prior to his appointment at the
College, Reiss helped start and operate the Korean Peninsula Energy Development
Organization (KEDO), an international organization based in New York City. KEDO’s mission is to deliver over $5 billion
worth of energy (in the form of annual shipments of 500,000 tons of heavy fuel
oil and the construction of two 1,000 MW(e) light-water reactors) to North
Korea in return for the North freezing and eventually dismantling its nuclear
weapons program. At KEDO, his
responsibilities included serving as the Organization’s chief negotiator with
the North and as General Counsel.
Reiss received a law degree from
Columbia Law School, a D.Phil. from Oxford University, and a M.A.L.D. from the
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
He graduated cum laude
with a B.A. from Williams College. He
is married to the former Lisa Anselmi.
They have two children, Mathew (12) and Michael (9).
Senior Vice-President for Programs
and Operations – Nuclear Threat Initiative
Rohlfing has been Special Assistant to the Deputy (and formerly Under)
Secretary Charles Curtis for defense issues since 1994. She was responsible for
coordinating departmental activities for stockpile stewardship and management,
and nuclear arms control and nonproliferation. She also directed external
coordination on defense issues with Congressional oversight committees, the
National Security Council, the Department of Defense and other executive branch
agencies. She succeeds Ken Baker, who has served as acting director.
Director of National Security and Non-Proliferation is critical to U.S. efforts
to stem the spread of nuclear weapons and material to rogue nations and
terrorists. Joan Rohlfing brings a unique blend of experience on nuclear arms
control and policy issues in both the executive and legislative branches of
government that will strengthen our effectiveness in achieving U.S. arms
control and nonproliferation goals, said Secretary O Leary.
to her current position, Rohlfing served as a member of the professional staff
of the House Armed Services Committee from 1991-1994 where she was responsible
for advising the Chairman of the Committee on a range of defense policy and
legislative issues. Her responsibilities included oversight of major military
acquisition programs, and management of the annual development of Atomic Energy
Defense Activities legislation for the Defense Authorization Acts.
1989-1991 Rohlfing worked in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) as
Assistant to the Director for Strategic Forces Policy, where she worked on
nuclear force structure policy. Rohlfing began her federal service at the
Department of Defense in 1987, where she served in a variety of assignments
within the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Joint Chiefs of Staff
during 1987-89. She has also worked as a consultant to the Rand Corporation in
holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Maryland,
a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Illinois, and has completed
additional graduate work at Stanford University.
Division Chief, Office of Korean Affairs
Prof. of Gov't Emeritus Institute
for East Asian Studies, U. C. Berkeley
Scalapino was born in Leavenworth, Kansas. He received his B.A. degree from
Santa Barbara College and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University.
From 1949 to 1990 he taught in the Political Science Department at the
University of California at Berkeley. He was department chairman from 1962 to
1965 and Robson Research Professor of Government from 1977 until 1990. In 1978
he founded the Institute of East Asian Studies and remained its director until
his retirement in 1990. He is currently Robson Research Professor of Government
published some 509 articles and 38 books or monographs on Asian politics and
U.S. Asian policy. Travelling extensively in Asia, he has made 38 trips to the
People's Republic of China, including service as a visiting lecturer at Peking
University in 1981, 1985, and again in the spring of 1999. He had two separate
one-year residences in Japan and numerous visits to Korea, Taiwan and Southeast
Asia. He has visited the former Soviet Union on 19 occasions, most recently in
November 1998. In 1989, 1991, 1992 and 1995, he was in North Korea for one week
on each occasion.
Scalapino is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was made
a Berkeley Fellow in 1993. He serves on the Board of Directors of Pacific
Forum-CSIS. He as a founder and first chairman of the National Committee on
U.S.-China Relations. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Asia
Foundation and was recently named Director Emeritus of the Japan Society of
Northern California, the Council on Foreign Relations and the National
Committee on U.S.-China Relations. He is Co-Chairman of the Asia Society's
Asian Agenda Advisory Group. He is also a member of the Board of the Atlantic
Council, the National Bureau of Asian Research, and numerous other editorial
boards and committees for educational and governmental agencies.
Director, Washington Office
Monterey Institute of International Studies
Lawrence Scheinman is Distinguished Professor of International Policy
at the Monterey Institute of International Studies, Emeritus Professor, Cornell
University, and Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University. He also has been a member of the tenured
faculties at the University of Michigan and the University of California at Los
Angeles. His government service
includes appointment as Assistant Director of the U.S. Arms Control and
Disarmament Agency, responsible for Non-Proliferation and Regional Arms Control
during the Clinton Administration, and earlier appointments in the Department
of Energy, Department of State and Energy Research and Development Administration. He also served for two years as Special
Assistant to Director General Hans Blix at the International Atomic Energy
Agency. Dr. Scheinman has published
extensively on nuclear proliferation, arms control, safeguards, international
relations and international organization.
He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and of the State
Department Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Advisory Board. He is admitted to practice before the Bar of
the State of New York.
Spector, Leonard (Sandy)
Washington Office Monterey
Institute of International Studies
Mr. Leonard S. Spector is Deputy
Director of the Monterey Institute of International Studies' Center for
Nonproliferation Studies, and leads the Center's Washington D.C. Office. In addition he serves as editor-in-chief of
the Center's publications. Mr. Spector joined CNS from the U.S. Department of
Energy (DOE), where he served as an Assistant Deputy Administrator for Arms
Control and Nonproliferation at the National Nuclear Security Administration. His many publications include: Tracking Nuclear Proliferation 1995: A Guide
in Maps and Charts (with Mark McDonough and Evan Medeiros, Carnegie
Endowment for International Peace, 1995); Nuclear Ambitions: The Spread of Nuclear Weapons, 1989-1990 (Westview
Press, 1990); The Undeclared Bomb: The
Spread of Nuclear Weapons, 1987-1988 (Harper Business 1990).
Professor, School of Public
Affairs, University of Maryland
Steinbruner is one of the nation's leading experts on arms control, nuclear
weapons, and Russian foreign policy. He is the director of the Center for
International and Security Studies at Maryland (CISSM). He served for 18 years
as Director of Foreign Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution,
substantially expanding the scope of the program and attracted and engaged a
variety of outstanding scholars. Prior to that appointment, Steinbruner held
academic positions at Harvard and the Yale School of Organization. He has
authored or co-authored five books, including The Cybernetic Theory of
Decision, hailed a classic in the field of foreign policy decision making. His
latest book, Principles of Global Security, was hailed a
"masterpiece" by reviewers. He has also published numerous articles
in professional and scholarly journals. Steinbruner has served on major
commissions and advisory committees, including the Defense Policy Board, the
Carnegie Commission on Preventing Deadly Conflict and the National Academy of
Sciences Committee on International Security and Arms Control. He is also a
member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Pugwash International Committee
born political scientist. Senior Researcher on East Asian politics of the Free
University of Berlin, Germany and member of the Pugwash Council. Has been
dealing with the North Korean security matters since the fall of Berlin Wall.
Visits North Korea occasionally and has frequent contacts with the Korean
National Peace Committee in North Korea. Has been engaging North Korean
scientists in Europe, especially in Germany, Italy and Sweden. Mark teaches
regularly since 1986 graduate level courses on East Asian politics
Trained as a particle physicist,
Dr. Tannenbaum has been working for Congressman Markey on the proliferation of
weapons of mass destruction since October 2002.
General Tilleli, John (ret.)
In over 30 years of Army
service, in which he attained the rank of General, John H. Tilelli, Jr. held a
variety of diverse and increasingly vital positions, culminating his career as
Commander in Chief of the United Nations Command and the Republic of
Korea/United States Combined Forces Command and Commander of United States
His responsibilities in all assignments spanned geopolitics, programming and
budgeting, congressional affairs, organizational design, and development of
training methodologies and leadership and management of large organizations
with multiple functions and missions.
In the course of his career, General Tilelli gained a reputation for managing
multi-billion dollar budgets, developing mid and long-range strategies, worked
with industry to innovate and apply advance technologies to both the
battlefield and peacetime functions of the armed. He has been assigned around
the world, worked with the national leaders from many nations, and has a rare
understanding of the changing international environment affecting our nation.
Von Hippel, David
Energy and Environmental Analyst,
Research Associate, Nautilus Institute
Dr. David Von Hippel is a Nautilus Institute Senior Associate
working in Eugene, Oregon. David's work with Nautilus has centered around
energy and environmental issues in Asia, and particularly Northeast Asia. He
has done extensive analyses of the patterns of fuels use prospects for energy
efficiency in North Korea, prepared reviews of rural electrification options
and of the impacts of climate change/sea-level rise in Asia and the Pacific,
and trained representatives in the use of demand-side management planning
tools. He is currently involved in several Nautilus projects, including the
"East Asia Energy Futures" and upcoming "Energy Security"
Hippel's training and experience cover a broad range of topics and applications
in the fields of energy and resource planning and environmental management,
including energy efficiency, demand-side management and integrated resource
planning for utilities, renewable energy, global climate change, acid gas
emissions, rural electrification, and energy/environment scenario modeling. In
addition to his work with Nautilus, he has worked for a number of private and
public agencies, including the World Bank, the United Nations, a domestic (US)
gas utility, and Tellus Institute (Boston, MA).
M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Energy and Resources from the University of
California/Berkeley, and M.A. (Biology) and B.S. degrees from the University of
Assistant Director for Policy and
DPRK Affairs, KEDO
David Wallace served as U.S.
Foreign Service political officer 1985-1996 at U.S. Embassies in Tokyo and
London and at U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York.
Seconded in 1996 to KEDO as U.S.
liaison, and has served concurrently as
Assistant Director for Policy and
DPRK Affairs and as operational manager of
the HFO and flow meter programs.
US House of
Curt Weldon was elected to represent the
Seventh Congressional District of Pennsylvania for a ninth term in 2002.
Following his most recent reelection win, Congressman Weldon became the most
senior Republican in the Pennsylvania Delegation. A Member of the House
of Representatives since 1987, Weldon has taken leadership roles on a wide
variety of issues, ranging from national security to the
A senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, Weldon
served six years as the Chairman of the Military Research and Development
Subcommittee, overseeing the development and testing of key military systems,
weapons programs, and technologies that fulfill military needs. Weldon has used
that position to become the leading House supporter of a national missile
defense to protect America's families and communities. Overseeing approximately
$100 billion of defense spending, Weldon now serves as the Chairman of the
Armed Services Procurement Subcommittee. His role on the Procurement Subcommittee
will ensure that our service men and women are adequately prepared for duty in
the high-tech world of the 21st century.
Weldon, a major in Russian Studies, has
made improving relations with Russia one of his major efforts in the House. He
has worked with Russian leaders on a variety of issues, including efforts to
improve Russia's energy supply, correct environmental damage, and protect both
nations from ballistic missile attack. Weldon is the founder of the
Duma-Congress Study Group. This bilateral parliamentary exchange helps
coordinate legislative efforts in the Russian Duma and the Congress which
fosters a better working relationship between the two nations. Recently,
Congressman Weldon co-authored a comprehensive framework designed to improve
the state of relations between the two countries. Titled “A New Time, A New Beginning,”
his proposal makes recommendation for cooperative efforts in eleven different
areas ranging from defense and national security to space exploration and
As a member of the Science Committee, Weldon
is one of the most outspoken advocates for the environment and protection of our
oceans. Weldon's "Oceans Agenda" legislation passed the Congress in
1995, increasing funding for oceanographic research projects. Weldon is a
champion of environmental concerns as the only House Republican on the
Migratory Bird Conservation Commission which approves funding for our wildlife
refuges and wetlands preservation. Congressman Weldon is a member of
Global Legislators for a Balanced Environment (GLOBE) where he serves as
Chairman of the Oceans Protection Task Force. Weldon also serves as United States
Vice-President on the Advisory Committee on the Protection of the Sea
Program Officer Peace and Social
Justice Program Ford Foundation
State Verification and Compliance Bureau, US State Department
Associate, Carnegie Endowment for
Jon Wolfsthal is Deputy Director of
the non-Proliferation project at the Carnegie Endowement. He served for
five years in the US department of Energy, including having served as an
on-site government monitor at North Korea's nuclear facilities at
Yongbyon. He is co-author of the book, Deadly Arsenals: Tracking Weapons
of Mass Destruction.