Raymond L. Garthoff is a scholar, diplomat, and professor, specializing in espionage and intelligence, arms control, the Cold War, NATO, and the Soviet Union. Garthoff worked as foreign affairs advisor for the US Army and served in the US State Department in multiple capacities. This included roles such as counselor for the US Mission to NATO, Deputy Director of politico-military affairs, executive secretary for the SALT I delegation, and senior Foreign Service inspector. Garthoff served as United States Ambassador to Bulgaria from 1977-1979, and also worked at RAND Corporation and as a senior fellow at the Brookings Institute, as well as a professor at George Washington University and Johns Hopkins Univeristy. Garthoff is a graduate of Princeton University, earned an MA and a Ph.D. at Yale University, and is the author of numerous books and articles.