Julia A. Moore

Senior Officer, Emerging Issues , The Pew Charitable Trusts

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Prior to joining Pew in 2009, Julia Moore was deputy director of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars’ Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies. She is a former senior advisor in the Office of International Science and Engineering and past director of legislative and public affairs at the National Science Foundation--a $7 billion federal agency supporting basic science and engineering research.  

Moore has over 20 years experience working on the Congressional, public affairs, and public policy aspects of international science, technology, and security issues. For three years, she was a Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center working both in Washington, DC, and London, UK. She is a past executive director of Physicians for Social Responsibility, senior associate at Ogilvy & Mather Public Affairs, vice president of World Wildlife Fund, and deputy director of The Arms Control Association at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Moore served for over a decade, both overseas and in Washington, DC, with the U.S. Department of State.

A graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, Moore also was a Dean & Virginia Rusk Fellow at Georgetown’s Institute for the Study of Diplomacy.