Member, Science and Security Board
Alexander Glaser is associate professor in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs and in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University. Glaser has been co-directing Princeton’s Program on Science and Global Security since 2016. Along with Harold Feiveson, Zia Mian, and Frank von Hippel, he is co-author of Unmaking the Bomb (MIT Press, 2014). For Princeton’s work on nuclear warhead verification, Foreign Policy magazine selected him as one of the 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2014. In September 2020, Glaser was elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society for “advancing the scientific and technical basis for nuclear arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament verification.” Along with Tamara Patton and Susanna Pollack, he is one of the executive producers of the VR documentary On the Morning You Wake. Glaser holds a PhD in Physics from Darmstadt University, Germany.