Natalie J Goldring


Adjunct Professor - Center for Security Studies (CSS)
Senior Fellow, Center for Peace and Security Studies


School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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Dr. Natalie J. Goldring is a Senior Fellow in the Center for Peace and Security Studies and an Adjunct Full Professor in the Security Studies Program in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. She is also UN Consultant for the Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy (UK).

Before coming to Georgetown, Dr. Goldring was Executive Director of the Program on Global Security and Disarmament at the University of Maryland. Previously, she had worked with non-governmental organizations for more than fifteen years, including serving as Deputy Director of the British American Security Information Council (BASIC) and as the founding director of BASIC's Project on Light Weapons.

Dr. Goldring has written extensively on conventional and nuclear weapons, the international arms trade, non-proliferation, and small arms and light weapons.


  • PhD (1984) MIT, Political Science/Defense and Arms Control
  • MPP (1979) Kennedy School, Harvard University, Public Policy
  • BA (1977) Wellesley College, Political Science