Jamie Kwong is a fellow in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Her research focuses on public opinion of nuclear weapons issues; threats climate change poses to nuclear weapons; and multilateral regimes including the P5 Process, the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, and the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
Jamie completed her PhD in War Studies at King’s College London, where her dissertation examined U.S. public opinion of North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. While studying in the United Kingdom as a Marshall scholar, Jamie served as a research assistant at the Centre for Science and Security Studies, working on projects related to the P5 Process, the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, and the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, transatlantic deterrence, and the impact of social media on conflict escalation. She also worked in the Nuclear Policy Programme at the Royal United Services Institute on projects related to strategic stability, disarmament verification, and the UK Project on Nuclear Issues.
Jamie interned with the U.S. State Department’s International Security and Nonproliferation Bureau, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs, and the Central Intelligence Agency. She holds an MA in public diplomacy and BA in international relations from the University of Southern California, where she served as a Korean Studies Institute fellow.