Philip M. Baxter is an expert in international security and geopolitical analysis. His research leverages innovative methodologies to assess emerging threats, in particular at the nexus of technology and international security. He has over a decade of experience in the international security domain, having worked previously at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, National Nuclear Security Administration, and the National Defense University. He is currently a Research Fellow with the Center for Policy Research at the University of Albany, SUNY where he conducts research on nonproliferation issues. He is also a Lecturer in International Affairs for the Security Policy Studies program at George Washington University, where he teaches courses on international security and emerging threats.

His research has appeared in International Areas Studies ReviewJournal of Cybersecurity, Science and Diplomacy, Federation of American Scientists’ Public Interest Reports, Arms Control Wonk, and Real Clear Defense. He is the co-editor and contributor to a recent publication entitled Nuclear Modernization in the 21st Century, which examines the extent to which nuclear weapons modernization has become a significant point of concern and consideration in international security.  He is a member of International Studies Association, American Political Science Association, and the International Network for Social Network Analysis, and an advisory board member of the Rowman & Littlefield book series on weapons of mass destruction.