Mark Jansson is the special projects director for the Federation of American Scientists. His research focuses on nuclear nonproliferation, arms control, and nuclear security as well as the human security dimensions of natural resource management. He also manages the International Science Partnership, a pilot project that brings together scientists and engineers from the United States and Yemen to work collaboratively in meeting shared challenges related to water and energy.
Mark was previously the deputy director of the Project on Nuclear Issues at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the North America Liaison for the International Network of Emerging Nuclear Experts. He also has several years of experience in the public and nonprofit sectors as a grant writer and administrator.
Mark received his master’s degree in conflict resolution from Georgetown University and completed a graduate program on world religions, diplomacy and conflict resolution at George Mason University. He received his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Roanoke College.
Blog: FAS in a Nutshell
2013 May: FAS Issue Brief, "Regulating Japanese Nuclear Power in the Wake of the Fukushima Daiichi Accident"
2013 May 2: The Strategic Review, "The Bomb, The Test Ban And Nuclear Disarmament" (subscription required)
2013 January 18: The Strategist, "Google in North Korea: Pyongyang Kowtow or Smart Diplomacy? "
2012 December 13: Al Jazeera, "Instagram Arms Control: WMD Prevention Versus Internet Freedom"
2012 November 16: FAS Special Report Sanctions, Military Strikes, and Other Potential Actions Against Iran
2012 November 9: Lobelog, "President Obama Has Time to Deal With Iran, If Only He Knew It"
2012 November 2: Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, "Revisiting Radioactive Source Security"
2012 September 17: Science and Diplomacy, "Building a New Foundation with Yemen"
2012 January 5: Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, "Staying in the Zone"
In the News
2013 May 3: War News Radio, "Yemen: Scarce Water, Security Threat?"
2012 November 16: CNN - Security Clearance Blog, "Putting a Price on War With Iran"
2012 November 15: Xinhua, "U.S. Military Action Against Iran Would Incur High Global Economic Costs: Study"
2012 May 23: United Press International (UPI), "War-torn Yemen On Brink Of Human Calamity"