Dr. Janne Nolan

Director for Nuclear Security at the American Security Project

Dr Janne Nolan is the Director for Nuclear Security at the American Security Project. he has held numerous senior positions in the private sector, including Foreign Policy Director at the Century Foundation, Senior Fellow in foreign policy at The Brookings Institution, and Senior International Security Consultant at Science Applications International Corporation. Her public service includes positions as a Foreign Affairs Officer in the Department of State; Senior Representative to the Senate Armed Services Committee for Senator Gary Hart; and member of the National Defense Panel, the Accountability Review Board investigating terrorist attacks on U.S. embassies in East Africa, and the Secretary of Defense’s Policy Board. Nolan is the author of six books, including Guardians of the Arsenal: The Politics of Nuclear Strategy, Trappings of Power: Ballistic Missiles in the Third World, and Elusive Consensus.