Lauren Hickok

Lauren Hickok

Posted on May 26th, 2016 in people

Lauren Hickok is a Senior Analyst with extensive multi-agency experience crafting and implementing U.S. strategy to counter the development and use of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons. She has spent more thhan a decade providing expertise to the U.S. Departments of Defense, State, and Energy, including State’s Biosecurity Engagement Program and at Sandia National Laboratories, where she focused on advancing international cooperation on biosecurity. Ms. Hickok also has served as a Fellow with the Pacific Forum of the Center for Strategic and International Studies analyzing the North Korean nuclear program.

Lauren currently conducts research and policy analysis on a variety of DoD Research and Development issues including analyzing the costs, benefits and core competencies of the $67 billion annual budget that sustains the 35,000 scientist and engineers of DoD Laboratory system.

Lauren holds an M.A. in Public Affairs from Princeton University as well as an M.A. in  International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and a B.A. in History from Yale University.