Faculty Director, Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity
Professor, I School & Political Science
Steven Weber is a specialist in International Relations and International Political Economy with expertise in international and national security; the impact of technology on national systems of innovation, defense, and deterrence; and the political economy of knowledge-intensive industries particularly software and pharmaceuticals.
Trained in history and international development at Washington University, and medicine and political science at Stanford, Weber joined the Berkeley faculty in 1989. In 1992 he served as special consultant to the president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London. He has held academic fellowships with the Council on Foreign Relations and the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, and was director of the Institute of International Studies from 2004 to 2009. He is senior policy advisor with the Glover Park Group in Washington DC and actively advises government agencies, private multinational firms, and international non-governmental organizations on issues of foreign policy, risk analysis, strategy, and forecasting.