senior research associate
Phone: (202) 232-3317
Colby Goodman is the Senior Research Associate for the Security Assistance Monitor where he leads research and analysis on U.S. foreign security assistance around the world. Before joining the Security Assistance Monitor, Mr. Goodman was the Deputy Director of the United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs Regional Center based in Togo, Africa. In Africa, he helped develop training manuals for Africa security forces and organized diplomatic conferences on a range of conventional arms control issues. Prior to the UN post, he worked for several civil society organizations as a researcher and advocate covering arms control and security assistance issues in Asia, Central America, and the Middle East and has been widely quoted and published in major U.S. media. He holds a Master’s degree in International Policy Studies with a focus on security and development from the Monterey Institute of International Studies.