Senior Program Officer, Scientific and Technical Affairs
Kimberly Montgomery was a Senior Program Officer for the Scientific and Technical Affairs program.
Prior to joining NTI, Montgomery spent four years working at two international organizations in Austria. She worked in the Division of Nuclear Security at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) where she coordinated technical documents, Member State research meetings, and international trainings related to nuclear forensics. From 2016-2019, Montgomery worked in external relations at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), where she managed relationships with national member organizations, liaised with government, academic, and non-government organization stakeholders, and advised the Director General on institute and international science policy issues.
From 2013 – 2016, Montgomery held a professional staff position on the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, where she managed a legislative portfolio, coordinated Congressional hearings, and developed new legislation working with relevant stakeholders. Montgomery also served as a legislative assistant for U.S. Representative Rush Holt of New Jersey’s 12th Congressional District, where she was responsible for a portfolio that included health care and science issues. Montgomery began her science policy career as an AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the U.S. National Science Foundation where she worked in the Office of Legislative and Public Affairs.
Montgomery received her Ph.D. in Psychology and Neuroscience from Princeton University and her B.A. in Cognitive Science from Northwestern University. After receiving her doctorate, Montgomery spent two years at Columbia University as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholar.