Alexander H. Montgomery
Department Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science
Department of Political Science
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd
Portland, OR 97202-8199, USA
Office: Vollum 317
Phone: (503) 517-7395
B.A. 1996, Physics, University of Chicago. M.A. 1999, Energy and Resources, University of California at Berkeley. M.A. 2003, Sociology, Stanford University. Ph.D. 2006, Political Science, Stanford University. Reed College 2006–.
Alexander H. Montgomery has published articles on theorizing and dismantling proliferation networks, the perils of predicting proliferation, intelligence, and security studies and on the effects of social networks of international organizations on power, interstate conflict, and economic sanctions; he is also co-editor of the Oxford Handbook of Political Networks. His research interests include political organizations, social networks, weapons of mass disruption and destruction, social studies of technology, and interstate social relations.
Most recently, he has been a Residential Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; prior to that he was a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow in Nuclear Security with a placement in the US Office of the Secretary of Defense (Policy) working for the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction. His portfolio included writing a new Department of Defense Strategy for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction.