Joe Cirincione worked for nine years in the US House of Representatives on the professional staff of the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Government Operations. He teaches at the Georgetown School of Foreign Service and as one of America’s best known weapons experts, he has authored numerous articles on proliferation and weapons issues. Cirincione is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Institute for Strategic Studies. He is an honors graduate of Boston College and holds a Masters of Science with highest honors from the Georgetown School of Foreign Service.