Casey W. Mahoney

International Nonproliferation Professional In Training

Experience

Current employment

Teaching Assistant for Introductory Data Analysis 
Graduate School of International Policy and Management
Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS), Monterey, CA

Feb. 2012 – present

Graduate Research Associate for Chemical and Biological Weapons Program 
James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), Monterey, CA
Jan. 2012 – present

• Compiling research, translations, and multimedia for a CNS occasional paper that will document a new primary source about the Soviet plague control system
• Developing web content on USSR bioweapons program for forthcoming book by R. Zilinskas and M. Leitenberg

Regional Media Monitor
Islam, Islamism and Politics in Eurasia Report, Monterey, CA
Published at: Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Washington, D.C.
Sep. 2011 – present

• Monitoring jihadist and non-jihadist online news sources for Republic of Ingushetia and North Ossetia, Russia
• Compiling details of religious extremist terrorist attacks in respective regions in monthly datasets for analysis and publication at CSIS and for archival at Naval Post Graduate School Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL)

Graduate Assistant
Center for Advising and Career Services
Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS), Monterey, CA
Sep. 2011 – present

• Proposed and executed broad 3-month study of new academic programs at MIIS, which administration and curricula committees are using to establish institutional vetting process for evaluation of messaging and curricula
• Interviewed stakeholders, managed survey data, reported on implementation, and submitted recommendations

Recent experience

Small Arms Control Indicator Developer, Software Concept Designer
Security and Development Group (SAND-MIIS), Monterey, CA
Oct. 2011 – Mar. 2012

• Played central role in developing project proposal co-sponsored by UN Institute of Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) to create software to help UN offices, member states, and external donors assess implementation of the Programme of Action (PoA) on small arms and light weapons
• Took lead in creating methodology for writing indicators based on International Small Arms Control Standards (ISACS)
• Prepared presentation of knowledge management software concept during PoA Review Conference (New York, March 2012) side-event where high-level diplomats and NGO representatives evaluated proposal and dialogued on utility of ISACS

Land Privatization Research Assistant
Economics Department
Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
Jun. 2011 – Jul. 2011, Jun. 2010 – Aug. 2010

• Provided analysis for a Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition working paper on privatization policy
• Planned and completed two-month qualitative and quantitative research on land use and privatization in Russia
• Translated survey materials and abridged data from media articles, government reports, and statistics almanacs

On-Site Liaison to Russian Delegation
Open World Program
Vermont Council on World Affairs (VCWA), Burlington, VT
Dec. 2010 – Mar. 2011

• Initiated, organized, and facilitated 2 well-attended international panel dialogues among American students, faculty, and delegations of Russian municipal government officials on exchange through VCWA good governance program
• Mobilized campus Russian Society network to arrange logistics for students to staff delegation visit events

Senior Admissions Fellow
Admissions Office
Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
Sep. 2010 – May 2011

• Gained paraprofessional experience in higher education by assisting short-staffed counselors with application readings, prospective student counseling, data management, and logistics for events with 200+ participants
• Managed fellowship program’s blog and online profile and doubled average weekly hit-count from previous year

Intern, Translator
All-Russian Writer’s Society, Irkutsk Division, Irkutsk, Russia
Feb. 2010 – May 2010

• Translated creative autobiographical writing pieces for a member of the Writer’s Union.
• Learned about the history and current administration of the Union.
• Participated in writers conference events at the House of Littérateurs.

Employer Relations Assistant and Peer Career Adviser
Career Services, Center for Education in Action
Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
Jun. 2008 – May 2011

• Consulted counseling staff on the market appeal of office’s programmatic offerings by facilitating student focus groups, analyzing survey data, and presenting findings of study, later used in annual Board of Trustees meeting
• Researched and evaluated best practices for student-targeted marketing at peer institutions’ career centers

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Contact Information

Email cmahoney@miis.edu

Phone
(480) 241-1892
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