Alex Bednarek joined NTI in September 2016 and serves as a research assistant with the Material Security and Minimization Program, where he works on nuclear and radiological material security issues, both domestically and internationally.
Prior to joining NTI, Bednarek served as an intern on the Subcommittee for Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade under the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee. In addition, he has served in positions relating to political consulting, territorial conflict and resolution, and international aid.
Bednarek holds a master's degree in Security Policy Studies from The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs, where he had a dual focus in transnational security and non-state actors. He also holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin.