Christopher Colletta serves as a consultant for the Global Nuclear Policy Program. His work focuses related to East Asia to include future strategic stability and arms control talks with China, the concept of cooperative threat reduction with North Korea. He also contributes to Horizon 2045, a project that brings high profile, nontraditional stakeholders into efforts to mitigate global nuclear risks.
Colletta joined NTI in April 2021 as a Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellow with NTI’s Global Nuclear Policy Program. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in European History and Asian Studies from Vanderbilt University, after which he commissioned as an armor officer in the United States Army. While stationed at Fort Hood, Texas from 2013 to 2018, he deployed twice to the Republic of Korea near the Demilitarized Zone, serving as tank platoon leader, battalion plans officer, and tank company executive officer. Christopher then earned a Masters of Arts in International Security at Sciences Po’s Paris School of International Affairs, during which he interned with the Department of State at the U.S. Embassy in Paris.