Ariane M. Tabatabai is the director of curriculum and an assistant teaching professor of security studies in the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service; a senior associate in the Proliferation Prevention Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS); and a post-doctoral fellow (2017-2018) at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center, where she was previously a Stanton nuclear security fellow and an associate. Tabatabai’s work has appeared in a range of scholarly publications, including International Security and The Journal of Strategic Studies, as well as in general-interest publications such as The New York Times, The Financial Times, and Foreign Affairs. She is a frequent commentator on nuclear issues and security policy in the media, including on NPR, the BBC, BBC Persian, and France 24.