Scott A. Jones is a Nonresident Fellow at Stimson with the Trade, Technology, and Security program. His areas of expertise are WMD nonproliferation, export controls, sanctions, and economics. Jones is also a principal at TradeSecure, LLC. a global advisory firm focused on export control, FDI, sanctions, and trade compliance solutions. Previously, Jones served as Director at the University of Georgia’s Center for International Trade and Security and foreign affairs analyst at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. His current activities and interests include U.S. and Chinese security and defense policy, the socioeconomic impact of exponential technology, foreign direct investment and national security, and the security implications of evolving global supply chains. In addition, he regularly briefs U.S. and foreign government and private sector officials on a range of international trade and security issues. He speaks French and Russian fluently. He received his Ph.D. in international political economy at the University of Georgia and an MA at Lancaster University in the UK.
The Evolution of the Ukrainian Export Control System: State Building and International Cooperation (London: Ashgate, 2004). Co-edited books: To Supply or To Deny: Nonproliferation Export Controls in Five Key Countries, (New York: Kluwer, 2003). Crossroad and Conflict: Conflict, Foreign Policy Tradeoffs, and Security in the Caucasus (New York: Routledge Press, 1999).