Biography of Andrea Stricker

.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) joined the Institute for Science and International Security in 2007.  Stricker provides policy guidance for Institute publications and develops recommendations for U.S. and international non-proliferation efforts.  She assesses country-specific and regional proliferation and has written one of the largest collections of case studies available to date on nuclear and other strategic commodity trafficking, helping to pioneer the Institute’s work on understanding such trafficking and finding ways to detect and stop it.  Stricker has advised federal prosecutions on strategic commodity trafficking.  She has researched and written extensively on Iran’s nuclear program.  In addition, she manages the Institute‚Äôs fundraising and grants projects and assists with organizational strategy, planning, project development, and high-level communications activities. 

Stricker’s work has been published by The Washington Post, United States Institute of Peace, Washington Quarterly, London Telegraph, World Export Control Review, NK News, The National Interest, and PBS Frontline, and she has been quoted or cited by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Guardian, Atlantic, Newsweek, TIME Magazine, Foreign Policy, Fox News, Reuters, and Associated Press.

Stricker holds a Masters in Security Policy Studies from the George Washington University and a Bachelors in Political Science and French, with Certificate in Middle Eastern Studies, from the University of Arizona.  She previously worked with the International Rescue Committee’s domestic resettlement and educational programs.