Paige Gasser is a Fellow at the Center for Global Security Research (CGSR) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). Her work examines the future of long term competitive strategies and cooperative measures to reduce nuclear dangers. Her research interests include deterrence, extended deterrence, strategic stability, nonproliferation, and arms control.
Paige is currently on assignment from LLNL serving as a Senior Policy Advisor on nuclear deterrence in the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Policy with a principle focus on congressional affairs. She works on a variety of national security policy issues regarding U.S. nuclear deterrence policy and strategy and is responsible for advising senior DoD leaders for Congressional engagements across a spectrum of nuclear policy issues. Prior to her OSDP tenure, Paige was a Nonproliferation Analyst at LLNL where she conducted research and analysis related to the nonproliferation of WMD, delivery systems, and related materials. Paige holds a Master’s in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and was a Fulbright scholar in Bulgaria.