Igor Khripunov is a leading expert on nuclear security, security culture, and CBRN proliferation. He edits the 1540 Compass, and works closely with international organizations like the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs and the International Atomic Energy Agency on security assessment, training, and best practices.
Ph.D., Moscow Diplomatic University 1983, International Affairs and Defense
M.A. equivalent, Moscow State Institute of Foreign Languages (now Linguistic University) 1970,
1540 Compass - Editor in Chief
International Atomic Energy Agency - Consultant
Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons - Member, Group of Experts on Chemical Safety and Security
- Nuclear security and security culture
- CBRN proliferation and terrorism
- Nuclear power infrastructure
- Arms control and disarmament
- Russia's defense, foreign policies, and nuclear industry
- "The Human Dimension of Security for Radioactive Sources." CITS/UGA and Indonesia's National Nuclear Energy Agency, Editor. 2014.
- “Legal Framework for Strengthening Nuclear Security and Combating Nuclear Terrorism.” (Amsterdam: AOL Press, 2012), Co-editor. 2012.
- “Nuclear and Radiological Security Culture: Post-Seoul Summit Agenda,” CITS/UGA, Athens GA, 2012.
- “Russia-DPRK Reset Button: Will it Produce Denuclearization Benefits?” Korea Review. Vol.1, No. 2. December 2011.
- “2012 Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul: Achieving Sustainable Nuclear Security Culture.” Public Interest Report. Federation of American Scientists. Fall 2011.