James Siuzdak

Center for International Trade and Security (CITS)
Graduate Research Assistant

Center for International Trade and Security (CITS)

James Siuzdak is a current Masters of International Policy student at the University of Georgia. Originally from Middletown, NJ, he received his undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill majoring in Peace, War, and Defense while minoring in Arabic and Middle Eastern cultures. In the summer of 2013, he served as a research intern at the National Defense University writing policy for the Dept Of Defense.

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As an International Security and Non-Proliferation concentration, James devotes his expertise to areas surrounding supply chain security of strategic materials as well as CBRN defense initiatives and counterterrorism of dual-use exports.  A hard working team member of UGA’s Army ROTC program, James plans to commission as a chemical officer in the U.S. Army National Guard upon graduation in 2017 where he can utilize both his leadership and military expertise towards a future career.

In his free time, when not lake fishing on his boat or listening to country music, James enjoys playing and watching football, baseball, hockey, and boxing.