DSS @ MSU

 

:: JOHN C. ROOD, Faculty, DSS 707, DSS 700::

Professional Experience

Raytheon Company, Vice President, U.S. Business Development           ..............................................................................2009-Present

Missouri State University, Graduate Department of Defense and Strategic Studies Faculty............................................ 2010-Present

  • DSS 707, 700:  Seminar on Defense Policy Analysis, Strategy and U.S. Defense Policy

Department of State
Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security (Acting)........................................................................ 2007-2009

  • Oversaw the bureaus of Political-Military Affairs, International Security and Nonproliferation, and Verification and Compliance comprising over 600 personnel
  • Led global U.S. security policy in the areas of countering the proliferation of  WMD and missiles, arms control, nuclear weapons, nuclear energy cooperation, regional security, defense relations and security commitments
  • Lead negotiator on landmark agreement by 45-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group to allow for civil nuclear trade with India; agreements with Poland and the Czech Republic to base U.S. missile defense sites in those nations; and strategic security framework with Russia
  • Played major role in NATO endorsement of U.S. missile defense plans in Europe

Assistant Secretary for International Security and Nonproliferation....................................................... 2006-2007

  • Nominated by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in September 2006 to lead the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation with over 250 personnel
  • Formulated and implemented policies on countering WMD and missile proliferation, missile defense, nuclear energy affairs, nuclear security and safety, threat reduction programs, and assistance to other nations to improve export controls and border security

National Security Council, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Counterproliferation Strategy..................................................................... 2005-2006

  • Responsible for development and coordination of policies on export controls and curbing the spread of WMD and their means of delivery
  • Prepared the President, National Security Advisor, and other officials for meetings with foreign officials, Members of Congress, and senior Administration officials
  • Managed policy actions to counter Iran and North Korea’s nuclear programs
  • Managed initiatives resulting in new national strategy to combat WMD terrorism, Global Nuclear Energy Partnership, and Executive Order authorizing the U.S. government to block financial transactions of proliferators

Department of Defense, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Forces Policy......................................................................... 2003-2005

  • Led staff of nearly 40 people responsible for development and oversight of policy and programs for U.S. nuclear and conventional strategic forces, missile defenses, and space
  • Managed key initiative to resize U.S. nuclear stockpile, develop new conventional strike capabilities, and to improve infrastructure

National Security Council, Director, Proliferation Strategy, Counterproliferation, Homeland Defense.................................................................... 2001-2003

  • Prepared policy papers, talking points, and background memoranda for the President, National Security Advisor, and other senior officials on missile defense, the ABM Treaty, North Korea, and other arms control and nonproliferation matters

Education
B.S., Economics, Arizona State University, 1990

 

 

 

 

 

 



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