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The President today announced his intention to nominate Susan Jane Koch to be an Assistant Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency for the Bureau of Strategic Programs. She would succeed William H. Fite.
Since 1988 Dr. Koch has served as Principal Director of Nuclear Forces and Arms Control Policy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy. Prior to this, she served as a staff analyst for Strategic Defense and Space Arms Control Policy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy, 1985 - 1988; as a Special Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Forces and Arms Control Policy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy, 1982 - 1985; branch chief in the Office of European Analysis and Office of Policy Analysis at the Central Intelligence Agency, 1980 - 1982; intelligence analyst in the Office of Political Analysis and Office of Political Research at the Central Intelligence Agency, 1975 - 1980; and an assistant professor in the department of political science at the University of Connecticut, 1971 - 1975. In addition, Dr. Koch has served as an instructor in the department of political science at Mount Holyoke College, 1970 - 1971.
Dr. Koch graduated from Mount Holyoke College (A.B., 1964) and Harvard University (M.A., 1968; Ph.D., 1971). She was born January 24, 1943, in Bridgeport, CT. Currently, Dr. Koch resides in Washington, DC.