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Kelly Coletti

Kelly Voss Coletti

Lecturer, Carnegie Mellon Institute for Strategy & Technology

5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Kelly Voss Coletti is a lecturer at the Carnegie Mellon Institute for Strategy & Technology (CMIST).  Her research spans expert prediction analyses of nuclear non-proliferation and security cooperation in East Asia, specifically around the North Korea nuclear issue. She also has research interests in nuclear safeguards and conventional arms control policy.

Kelly has publications in Asia Policy as well as the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists. She has held resident and non-resident fellowships with the Mitsubishi Foundation, Pacific Forum Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA), and the World Affairs Council. 

Kelly received her PhD in International Security & Public Policy from the University of Pittsburgh. She holds an M.A. from the University of Washington Jackson School of International Studies with focus on Korea, where she was a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) scholar. She also earned an M.B.A. from the UW Foster School of Business. Her bachelor’s degree in International Relations is from the University of California at Davis.

She teaches classes on Nuclear Security & Arms Control, Security War Game Simulation, and also the International Relations Graduate Seminar.