Nomsa Ndongwe

HeadshotResearch Associate

[email protected]
Monterey, CA

Areas of Research

  • Biological Weapons
  • International Treaties, Law
  • Multilateralism, Diplomacy
  • Non-Aligned Movement
  • Nuclear Disarmament
  • Nonproliferation Education
  • Nonproliferation Treaty
  • Proliferation Financing
  • Sanctions

Nomsa Ndongwe is a research associate at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies and an enrollment manager for MIIS. She is a co-founder and director of WCAPS West Coast Chapter, and an N Square Fellow 2020–2021.


Previously, she served as diplomat at the Zimbabwe Permanent Mission in Geneva, focusing mainly on the Disarmament portfolio. She obtained her LLB Single Hons degree at Brunel University, and her Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC) from the University of Law in Guildford, UK.  Nomsa is fluent in English, Shona, French, Romanian, and Kiswahili; and she is passionate about preserving the planet for future generations.


Nomsa Ndongwe graduated with a Master of Arts in Nonproliferation, Terrorism Studies and Financial Crime Management from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.