- Ph.D. in Political Science, University at Albany, State University of New York
B.A. in Government, The University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Steve S. Sin is the Director of the Unconventional Weapons and Technology Division (UWT) of the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), headquartered at the University of Maryland, where he leads, manages, and develops interdisciplinary research projects spanning across a broad range of national and homeland security challenges. His expertise includes adversary decision modeling; multi-domain operations; emerging technologies and threats; countering weapons of mass destruction; and Northeast Asia regional security. His expertise in Northeast Asia regional security is focused on North Korea, including its nuclear program; cyber capabilities; intelligence apparatus; and regime survival.
Prior to joining START, Dr. Sin was the Senior Research Associate and Section Chief at the National Center for Security & Preparedness (NCSP) at the State University of New York at Albany, a strategic partner with the New York State Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services (DHSES). Dr. Sin’s extensive experience also includes a career as a U.S. Army Officer.
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