John Carl Baker
John Carl Baker is the Mellon-ACLS Public Fellow at Ploughshares Fund, where he works as Political Engagement Strategist. During his two-year tenure at Ploughshares Fund, John will explore the intersection of social justice and nuclear disarmament, and examine the feasibility of localized campaigns against nuclear weapons. As part of the program team, John works primarily on North Korea-related grantmaking.
John holds a PhD in Cultural Studies from George Mason University and an MA in American Studies from the University of South Florida. His works of commentary and analysis have appeared in New Republic, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, National Interest, and other publications. He lives in the DC suburbs.