Dr. Shahram Chubin is a nonresident Senior Associate in the Carnegie Nuclear Policy Program, and was previously Director of Studies at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy. He has over 35 years’ experience in issues of defense and security, military and nuclear weapons, and now focuses his research on non-proliferation, terrorism, and Middle East security issues.
Dr. Shahram Chubin is a nonresident Senior Associate in the Carnegie Nuclear Policy Program. Based in Geneva, Dr. Chubin’s research focuses on non-proliferation, terrorism, and Middle East security issues.
Dr. Chubin was previously Director of Studies at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, Switzerland. A specialist in the security problems of the Middle East, he has been a consultant to the U.S. Department of Defense, the RAND Corporation, and the United Nations. He has been Director of Regional Security Studies at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, a Resident Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, and a Fellow at the Hudson Institute.
Dr. Chubin has taught at various universities including the Graduate School of International Studies in Geneva and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He has lectured at Oxford, Harvard, and Columbia universities as well as at military staff colleges.
He specializes in defense and security, military, nuclear energy, nuclear weapons and terrorism.
He has published widely in Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, International Security, Washington Quarterly, Survival, Daedalus, the Middle East Journal, the World Today, and the Adelphi Paper series.
He received his B.A. from Oberlin College, and his Ph.D. from Columbia University.