Associate Fellow, International Security
Michael Moodie

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Michael Moodie is assistant director and senior specialist at the Congressional Research Service (CRS) overseeing the Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division.

In 1989 he was confirmed by the Senate to be assistant director for multilateral affairs of the US Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA), where he served until 1993. 

From 1983 to 1987, he was special assistant to the ambassador at the US Mission to NATO and between 1993-2005, served as president of the Chemical and Biological Arms Control Institute (CBACI), a policy research organization he co-founded. 

Mr Moodie has also held senior positions at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis.

He is also member of the Board of Wilton Park US and has served as a visiting professor at Georgetown University.   

Areas of expertise

  • CBRN Proliferation
  • Terrorism
  • Global trends and the future of conflict
  • Science and security
  • Health and security

Past experience

2005 - PresentIndependent Consultant
1994-2005President, Chemical and Biological Arms Control Institute
1990-1993Assistant Director, Multilateral Affairs, US Arms Control and Disarmament Agency