Jack Spencer is the Senior Research Fellow at The Heritage Foundation's Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies specializing in nuclear energy and energy policy.
In this position, Spencer works on domestic and international nuclear energy and related issues. His areas of concentration include nuclear waste management, nuclear energy policy, subsidy policy, energy technology and international energy issues. He also studies nuclear regulation, nuclear energy and proliferation, and global market issues.
Spencer began his second tour of duty at Heritage in September 2007. Previously, he was at The Babcock & Wilcox Companies where he worked on commercial, civilian, and military nuclear energy issues.
From 1998 to 2005, Spencer was a Heritage analyst for defense and national security.
Spencer earned his bachelor's degree in international politics from Frostburg State University and his master's degree from the University of Limerick in Ireland.
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