Renny Babiarz, Adjunct Faculty
Dr. Renny Babiarz works as a satellite imagery analyst for AllSource Analysis, where he has produced geospatial analysis reports on a variety of economic and security-related issues for Planet Labs, Stratfor, and various government customers. He has over 20 years of experience researching, writing, and teaching about Asia, with specializations in China, weapons of mass destruction, and geospatial intelligence. Babiarz has an MA and PhD in political science specializing in China’s nuclear weapons program (Johns Hopkins University), an MA in Asian Studies specializing in China (University of Hawaii at Manoa), and certificates in Chinese language and geospatial analysis. Additionally, Babiarz has worked in public service as a geospatial analyst for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, and has private sector research experience with Science Application International Corporation (SAIC) and AllSource Analysis. He has published academic research in Comparative Strategy and policy-oriented work for University of Nottingham’s Asia Research Institute and the Jamestown Foundation’s China Brief. Babiarz’s current research utilizes geospatial analysis to better understand China’s emergent sea-based nuclear deterrence operations in the South China Sea.