Sarah Bidgood

Sarah Bidgood

Senior Research Associate ⋅ Project Manager
Monterey, CA


Sarah Bidgood is a Senior Research Associate and Project Manager at CNS. Her areas of research include US-Soviet and US-Russia nonproliferation cooperation, as well as nonproliferation and disarmament diplomacy. Previously, Sarah was a graduate research assistant at CNS and the project manager for the Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies. Sarah is a member of the CTBTO Youth Group, and she served as an intern at the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs during the 2015 NPT Review Conference. Before coming to Monterey, she worked in the field of scientific publishing as a managing editor and peer review manager.

Areas of Research

  • US-Soviet and US-Russia Nonproliferation Cooperation
  • Nonproliferation Treaty Review Process
  • Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty


Sarah earned her BA in Russian from Wellesley College. She also holds an MA in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MA in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.


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