Sharon K. Weiner

Sharon K. Weiner is a senior resident fellow in the International Peace and Security program of the Carnegie Corporation of New York. While serving in this role, Weiner will take a leave of absence from her position as an associate professor at American University’s School of International Service. At American University, her teaching, research, and policy engagement are at the intersection of organizational politics and U.S. national security. Her work also focuses on civil-military relations and nuclear weapons programs and nonproliferation. Previously, Weiner served as a program examiner with the White House’s Office of Management and Budget, where she was responsible for budget and policy issues related to nuclear weapons and nonproliferation. She has worked for the Armed Services Committee of the US House of Representatives and has held research positions at the Los Alamos National Laboratory and at Princeton University’s Program on Science and Global Security. Weiner holds a PhD in political science from MIT’s Security Studies Program.