Zachary S. Davis - bio  

Zachary S. Davis is an analyst of foreign nuclear programs at the Z Division of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, with special knowledge of the nuclear programs of India, Pakistan and North Korea.  He was nonproliferation policy analyst for the Congressional Research Service for ten years, where he worked  with key congressional committees to develop nonproliferation, arms control, export control and sanctions legislation.  He also served in the State Department, Office of the Deputy Secretary, implementing the U.S. response to Indian and Pakistani nuclear tests.  At the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, he worked on strengthening safeguards to improve IAEA inspections.  He is the author of numerous government reports on foreign nuclear programs and government studies.  He received M.A. and PhD degrees in International Relations from the University of Virginia and a B.A. in politics from the University of California, Santa Cruz.