Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova

Gaukhar MukhatzhanovaDirector

International Organizations & Nonproliferation Program (IONP)


gaukhar@miis.edu
Vienna, Austria
+43-1-236-9482-08

Areas of Research

  • International nonproliferation organizations and regimes
  • Iran’s nuclear program
  • Politics of the Non-Aligned Movement
  • Proliferation theory

Background

Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova served as an expert on the delegation of Kazakhstan to the 2010 NPT Review Conference and 2009 meeting of the Preparatory Committee. She teaches a workshop on Iran’s nuclear program and previously taught a course on Nuclear Proliferation Trends and Trigger Events at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Prior to coming to Monterey, she was Media and Outreach Specialist at the UN Development Programme in Kazakhstan. She is originally from Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Education

Gaukhar received her MA in International Policy Studies, with distinction, from the Monterey Institute of International Studies (2007) and BA in Journalism/Mass Communication, Cum Laude, from the American University in Bulgaria (2001).

Bibliography

Recent works include:

2015 NPT Action Plan Monitoring Report – Disarmament, CNS, April 2015

Coalitions to Watch at the 2015 NPT Review Conference, Nuclear Threat Initiative, February 2015 (co-authored with William Potter)

Rough Seas Ahead: Issues for the 2015 NPT Review Conference, Arms Control Today, April 2014

2014 NPT Action Plan Monitoring Report – Disarmament, CNS, April 2014

2013 NPT Action Plan Monitoring Report – Disarmament, CNS, April 2013

Nuclear Politics and the Non-Aligned Movement: Principles vs Pragmatism, Routledge, 2012 (co-authored with William Potter)

2012 NPT Action Plan Monitoring Report – Disarmament, CNS, April 2012

Forecasting Nuclear Proliferation in the 21st Century (2 volumes), Stanford University Press, 2010 (co-edited with William Potter)

The 2010 NPT Review Conference: Deconstructing Consensus, CNS, June 2010 (co-authored with William Potter, Patricia Lewis, and Miles Pomper)

Cleaning up Serbia’s Nuclear Legacy, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, September 2008

Russian Nuclear Industry Reforms: Consolidation and Expansion, CNS, May 2007

UN Disarmament Committee Forecasts Troubled Nonproliferation Future, Nuclear Threat Initiative (co-authored), March 2007

An Alleged “Nuclear Device” in Western Kazakhstan is a Non-nuclear Installation, CNS, February 2007

U.S.-Russian Civilian Nuclear Cooperation Agreement, Nuclear Threat Initiative, July 2006

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