Expected Instructor Profiles

Stephanie Lieggi

Executive Education Program Instructor

Stephanie Lieggi is a Research Associate in the Center for Nonproliferation Studies in the East Asia Nonproliferation Program. Her research interests have included U.S.-China bilateral relations, WMD-related developments in China, Beijing's space program, as well as China's nonproliferation and export control policies. Since 2004, Stephanie has worked on CNS export control-related publications, first as managing editor of the Asian Export Control Observer and later as Associate Editor-in-Chief of the International Export Control Observer. As part of her export control-related work, Stephanie has researched various illicit smuggling and export control violation cases, including the AQ Khan network.

Stephanie received her M.A. in International Policy Studies from the Monterey Institute of International Studies, and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California in San Diego. Before coming to Monterey, she worked for four years at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and two years as a researcher at the Australian Embassy in Beijing.

Expertise

Nuclear nonproliferation, U.S.-China bilateral relations, export control policies, illicit smuggling

Robert Shaw

Research Associate and Export Control Instructor

Robert Shaw is a Research Associate and Export Control Instructor in the East Asia Nonproliferation Program (EANP) at CNS. His research interests include export controls, WMD-related trafficking and supply chain networks, and Northeast Asian security issues. In 2010, Robert assisted with the curriculum development for the CNS-supported Asia Export Control Fellows Program, and he has written on the response of regional export control systems to illicit North Korean WMD-related procurement networks.

Robert holds an M.A. in International Studies from the University of South Carolina and a B.A. in Journalism and Foreign Service from Baylor University. He also received a Certificate in Nonproliferation Studies from the Monterey Institute of International Studies in 2010.

Expertise

Nuclear nonproliferation, export controls, WMD-related trafficking and supply chain networks, and Northeast Asian security issues. In 2010, Robert assisted with the curriculum development for the CNS-supported Asia Export Control Fellows Program, and he has written on the response of regional export control systems to illicit North Korean WMD-related procurement networks.