Center for International Trade and Security (CITS)
Christopher Tucker is a Research Associate at the Center for International Trade and Security with over a decade of experience in providing hands-on training to senior and mid-level government officials from more than 70 countries on establishing and managing national nonproliferation policies and systems of strategic trade management. Specifically, Chris has extensive experience working with legal and regulatory frameworks for strategic trade management systems, focusing on issues of transit and transshipment, intangible technology transfers, and brokering controls.
Chris also provides training and support for hi-tech industry in Asia and the United States on establishing customized internal compliance programs for dual-use technologies. Chris advises said corporations on matters of international law and best practices regarding nonproliferation, terrorism, strategic trade management, and supply chain security. He also designs internal compliance tools (offline and online) for industry.
Chris’ recent research specialties are intangible technology transfers, the management of brokers, the development of automated risk analysis systems, and the use of open source data to identify and mitigate proliferation-relevant activities. He also serves on the Editorial Board of Strategic Trade Review.
Previously, Chris was the managing editor of the 1540 Compass, published jointly with the United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs and directed the Richard B. Russell Security Leadership Program, the flagship undergraduate program of the Center for International Trade & Security.
Chris holds an MA in International Affairs and a BA in International Affairs from the University of Georgia.