DSS @ MSU

 

:: SUSAN JANE KOCH, Faculty, DSS 704, DSS 720 ::

Professional Experience

Independent Consultant............................................. 2007-Present

  • Conduct studies and analyses on weapons of mass destruction (WMD) threat reduction and proliferation policy issues.

Missouri State University, Graduate Department of Defense and Strategic Studies Faculty............................................ 2011-Present

  • DSS 704: Arms Control: Theory and Practice
  • DSS 720: Internship Training in DSS Policy

National Defense University, Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Distinguished Research Fellow ....2011-Present

Department of Defense Threat Reduction Advisory Committee, Member..........................................................................2010-Present

Department of State, Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary for Arms Control................................................................ 2005-2007

  • Advised the Under Secretary on WMD policy issues, including multilateral nuclear nonproliferation, North Korea, and cooperative threat reduction programs

Independent Consultant .............................................2005

  • Conducted studies and analyses on WMD proliferation policy issues 
  • Senior Fellow at Center for Naval Analyses

National Security Council Staff, Director for Proliferation Strategy .......................................................................... 2001-2005

  • Prepared issues for Presidential decision, and Supported the National Security Advisor
  • Led interagency groups on nonproliferation and counterproliferation policy, including overall strategy to combat WMD, multilateral nonproliferation efforts, and threat reduction

DOD, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Threat Reduction Policy...............................................................................1994-2001

  • Responsible for multilateral and bilateral arms control, nonproliferation, and the Cooperative Threat Reduction program political issues
  • Served concurrently as Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Strategy and Threat Reduction in 2000-‘01 and performed the duties of the Assistant Secretary from Jan-Jul 2001

Director for Defense Policy and Arms Control, NSC Staff.................................................................................1991-1993

  • Prepared issues for Presidential decision and Supported the National Security Advisor
  • Chaired interagency groups on defense and arms control policy, including START I and II, the Presidential Nuclear Initiatives, and nuclear testing.

Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, Assistant Director, Strategic and Nuclear Affairs........................................ 1990-1991

  • Presidential appointment with Senate confirmation, responsible for strategic and theater nuclear arms and strategic defense arms control policy issues

EDUCATION:
Ph.D., Harvard University, Political Science, 1972 

M.A., Harvard University, Political Science, 1968

Diplôme, Université de Strasbourg, Centre Universitaire des Hautes Etudes Européennes, 1965

B.A., Mount Holyoke College, 1964

 

 

 

 

 

 



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