David Isenberg left PRIO in 2009. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

David Isenberg

David Isenberg

Interests and experience

Working on the Norwegian Initiative on Small Arms Transfer (NISAT), with focus on conventional arms trade and private military and security contracting.


English, some Spanish

Work experience:

2002-2007: Senior Analyst, British American Security Information Council.

2001-2002: Consultant for the "Business of War" project, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, Center for Public Integrity.

1998-2001: Analyst at the Arms Control & Threat Reduction Division of DynCorp National Security Programs.

1989-1998: Senior Research Analyst at the Center for Defense Information, Washington, DC.

1988-1989: Research Associate on the Project on Military Procurement, Washington, DC.

1987-1988: Research Fellow, Business Executives for National Security, Washington, DC.

1983: Research Intern, Center for Defense Information, Washington, DC.

1979-1982: Researcher, Office of Representative James Weaver (D-OR), Eugene, OR.

1973-1977: U.S. Navy. Honorably discharged.


M.A., International Affairs, 1988, American University, Washington, DC.

B.A., International Studies, 1982, University of Oregon. Dean's List.

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