Dr. Philipp C. Bleek works on the causes, consequences, and amelioration of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons threats, and certain emerging technologies, at the intersection of academia, non-governmental organizations, and government.
He is Associate Professor of Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies. He is currently serving as an expert on the 2022-23 U.S. Congressionally-mandated, Department of Defense-sponsored, National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine study “Assessing and Improving Strategies for Preventing, Countering, and Responding to Weapons of Mass Destruction Terrorism,” on the subgroup focused on chemical threats.
He previously served as Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear. He holds a bachelor’s degree, in public and international affairs, from Princeton University; a master’s degree, in public policy, from Harvard University’s Kennedy School; and a PhD, in international relations, from Georgetown University.