Recognized as a leading expert on nuclear and missile proliferation, particularly in Northeast Asia, Mr. Pollack represents a notable addition to the CNS staff and our Washington office.
Before joining MIIS in April 2016, Pollack served as a consultant to the US government, specializing in issues related to weapons of mass destruction, including proliferation, arms control, and deterrence. As a defense policy analyst at DFI International, Science Applications International Corporation, and Constellation West, his clients included the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, the Department of Homeland Security, the National Nuclear Security Administration, and the Plans and Policy Directorate (J5) of US Strategic Command. In 2015, he was named an associate fellow of the Royal United Services Institute. He also serves as a research scientist at CNA, a nonprofit research institution in Arlington, Virginia.
Pollack has contributed to
, and the
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
. His research appeared in the
in 2011 and 2015.
"We are delighted that Josh will be joining us in our Washington office," Dr. William Potter, founding director of CNS, said.