Andrea Viski is a Nonresident Fellow at Stimson with the Blockchain in Practice Program. Andrea is also the Founder and Director of the Strategic Trade Research Institute (STRI), a board-governed non-profit organization dedicated to building networks of strategic trade research and practice. Her areas of expertise include export controls, sanctions, foreign direct investment, maritime security, proliferation finance, and nuclear security.
Andrea founded the Strategic Trade Review, a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to trade and security, in 2015, and has since served as its Editor-in-Chief. She is also an Adjunct Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University where she teaches a course on strategic trade controls and co-developed a master’s certificate on strategic trade. Andrea is also an Affiliated Expert with CRDF Global and regularly works with and consults for governmental and private organizations. Andrea previously worked at Project Alpha within the Department of War Studies at King’s College London, at the European Commission, and at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). She has published extensively in the areas of trade controls, nonproliferation, nuclear security, and international law.
Andrea holds a Ph.D. and LL.M from the European University Institute, a Master’s degree from Georgetown University’s Institute for Law, Science, and Global Security, and a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service.