Leadership & Staff

Andrew Reddie

Dr. Andrew Reddie is the founder and faculty director for the Berkeley Risk and Security Lab and is an Assistant Professor of Practice in Cybersecurity at the University of California, Berkeley’s School of Information where he works on projects related to cybersecurity, nuclear weapons policy, wargaming, and emerging military technologies.

Andrew serves in faculty leadership roles at UC Berkeley’s Center for Security in Politics, Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity, and the Berkeley APEC Study Center and is an affiliate at the University of California’s Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation. He also serves as the UC Berkeley campus lead for the University of California’s Disaster Resilience Network. He is a Bridging the Gap fellow, a non-resident fellow at the Brute Krulak Center at Marine Corps University, and a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Previously, Andrew has served in roles at Sandia National Laboratories, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Center for Global Security Research, and at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC, and was previously a Hans J. Morgenthau Fellow.

His work has appeared in Science, the Journal of Peace Research, the Journal of Cyber Policy, and the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists among other outlets and has been variously supported by the Founder’s Pledge Fund, Carnegie Corporation of New York, MacArthur Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Nuclear Science and Security Consortium.

    Leah Walker

    Leah Walker is the Assistant Director for the Berkeley Risk and Security Lab. Her research focus at BRSL includes emerging defense technologies, nuclear and strategic weapons analysis, and techno-industrial policy and competition.

      Jane Darby Menton

      Jane Darby Menton is a Research Scholar at the Berkeley Risk and Security Lab, where she works on projects related to nuclear weapons, arms control, and the governance and regulation of emerging technologies. She read a PhD in Politics and International Studies at Cambridge as a Gates Scholar. Her thesis focused on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Prior to Cambridge, she worked as a journalist at Foreign Affairs and CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360. Jane Darby is a Schmidt Futures International Strategy Forum Fellow. She has an MPhil in Modern Middle Eastern Studies from Oxford, where she studied as a Rhodes Scholar, and a BA in History and Global Affairs from Yale.