Paul Warnke is entering his second year in the office of Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), where he has focused on arms control, nonproliferation, and civilian nuclear cooperation issues. Previously, Paul was a graduate student at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, earning a M.A. in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies and serving as a graduate research assistant for the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS). At CNS, Paul contributed two chapters to an edited volume on U.S.-Soviet nonproliferation cooperation published by the International Institute for Strategic Studies. Over the course of his graduate studies, he held internships at the State Department, United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.