Mariana Budjeryn is a Global Fellow with the Wilson Center's Nuclear Proliferation International History Project. She is a Research Fellow at the Project on Managing the Atom and International Security Project at the Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center. She had previously held an appointment as Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow at the Belfer Center and a research fellow at the Harvard Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies. Mariana earned an MA in International Relations and PhD in Political Science from Central European University, formerly in Budapest, Hungary. Her research interests include late Cold War, Soviet collapse and post-Soviet transitions, nuclear (non)proliferation, arms control, and global nuclear order. Her contributions appeared in The Nonproliferation Review, Arms Control Today, World Affairs Journal, Washington Post, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, War on the Rock, as well as in Wilson Center publications.