Zia Mian is a physicist and member of the research staff at Princeton University's Program on Science and Global Security. His work focuses on nuclear weapons and nuclear power issues, especially in South Asia. His work is published in technical journals and magazines, as well as newspapers in a number of countries. He is the co-editor, most recently, of Out of the Nuclear Shadow with Smitu Kothari. Earlier books include Pakistan's Atomic Bomb and the Search for Security and Making Enemies, Creating Conflict: Pakistan's Crises of State and Society. He has previously worked at the Union of Concerned Scientists in Cambridge, MA, and the Sustainable Development Policy Institute in Islamabad. He has taught at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, at Yale University, and at Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. In addition to his research and writing, he is active with a number of civil society groups working in the area of nuclear disarmament and with the peace movement.

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