Anya Fink, Ph.D.
Anya Loukianova Fink’s research focuses on nuclear weapons issues as well as Russian strategy, military thought and approaches to innovation.
Prior to joining CNA, Fink spent a year as a fellow focused on national security and nuclear policy in the U.S. Senate. She also spent a year as a postdoctoral Stanton Nuclear Security fellow at the RAND Corporation, where her research focused on Russian military writings about escalation management. Among her previous roles, she was a program officer at the Stanley Center for Peace and Security focusing on nuclear material security, and she was a research associate at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies focusing on weapons of mass destruction and missile proliferation issues in Russia and Eurasia.
Fink holds a doctorate in international security and economic policy from the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, College Park, and a Master of Public and International Affairs from the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh. She has native fluency in Russian.