Philipp Bleek

Dr. Philipp C. Bleek is Associate Professor in the Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies Program andFellow at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, both at the Middlebury Institute ofInternational Studies at Monterey.

Dr. Bleek’s research and teaching focuses on the causes,consequences, andamelioration of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weaponsproliferation to both states and non-state actors. He previously served as Senior Advisor to theAssistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Defense Programs.

He recentlyco-authored (with Zachary Kallenborn) “Swarming Destruction: Drone Swarms and Chemical,Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Weapons”Nonproliferation Review(January 2019) and relatedpublications inWar on the RocksandCBRNe World. Those and additional publications, and moreinformation, available at

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