Sarah Bidgood

Sarah Bidgood

Director, Eurasia Nonproliferation Program

[email protected]
Monterey, CA
[email protected]
Twitter: @sbidgood


Sarah Bidgood is the director of the Eurasia Nonproliferation Program at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies in Monterey, California. Her research focuses on US-Soviet and US-Russia nonproliferation cooperation, as well as the international nonproliferation regime more broadly. She is the co-editor of the book Once and Future Partners: The United States, Russia, and Nuclear Non-Proliferation, which was published by the International Institute for Strategic Studies in 2018. She also leads the Young Women in Nonproliferation Initiative at CNS.

Areas of Research

  • US-Soviet and US-Russia Nonproliferation Cooperation
  • US-Russia Arms Control
  • Nonproliferation Treaty Review Process
  • Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty
  • Gender and Diversity in WMD Policy


Sarah earned her BA in Russian from Wellesley College. She also holds an MA in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MA in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.


CNS Work

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