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Areas of Expertise: Countering WMD; Biological & Chemical Defense
is a Distinguished Research Fellow at the Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction at the National Defense University. His research focuses on issues related to biological warfare, including threat assessment, biodefense, and the history of biological warfare. He has written a working paper, Bioterrorism and Biocrimes: The Illicit Use of Biological Agents in the 20th Century
, and several articles on allegations of biological agent use. Dr. Carus has been at NDU since 1997. He has a Ph.D. in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.
- The Future of Weapons of Mass Destruction: Their Nature and Role in 2030, (co-authored with John P. Caves, Jr.), Occasional Paper 10, Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction (Washington, DC: National Defense University Press, June 2014)<http://ndupress.ndu.edu/Portals/68/Documents/occasional/cswmd/CSWMD_OccationalPaper-10.pdf>
- W. Seth Carus, “Defining ‘Weapons of Mass Destruction’,” CSWMD Occasional Paper, No. 8, January 2012.
- Paul I. Bernstein, John P. Caves, Jr., and W. Seth Carus, “Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction: Looking Back, Looking Ahead,” CSWMD Occasional Paper, No. 7, October 2009.