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Elizabeth Zolotukhina heads the North America Programme at CGSRS, where she focuses on nonproliferation, arms control, and Russia. Elizabeth’s past professional affiliations include the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Project on National Security Reform, the Center for Political-Military Analysis at the Hudson Institute, and the Lexington Institute. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Strategic Security, World Politics Review, the International Affairs Forum, among others.
Elizabeth holds a M.A. in Russian and East European Studies from the Harriman Institute at Columbia University and a B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh. She is fluent in Russian, and has a working knowledge of French.
Select Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications
• Zolotukhina, Elizabeth. “Nuclear Security: A Casualty of Moscow’s Involvement in Ukraine.” International Affairs Forum 8 July 2014.
• Zolotukhina, Elizabeth. “Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe: Furthering U.S. Security, or Angering Allies?” International Affairs Forum 28 March 2010.
Select Other Publications
• Zolotukhina, Elizabeth. “Money Is Not Enough: The Role of Economic Incentives in Cooperative Nonproliferation Initiatives.” NYU Jordan Center: All The Russias’ Blog. 24 February 2015.
• Zolotukhina, Elizabeth. “The Loose Russian Nukes.” Global Security 19 May 2009.
• Trafficking of Women in Ukraine: Governmental and Nongovernmental Responses, University of Alberta, Canada, March 22, 2013.
• Junior Scholars’ Training Seminar, East European Studies, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Ellicott City, Maryland, August 10-13, 2012.