Imaginary Nuclear Conflicts

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Summary Sentence: Explaining Deterrence Policy Preference Formation

Full Summary: CISTP talk "Imaginary Nuclear Conflicts: Explaining Deterrence Policy Preference Formation" with Zachary Zwald, Assistant Professor, U.S. Air War College, U.S. Air Force Counterproliferation Center.

CISTP talk "Imaginary Nuclear Conflicts: Explaining Deterrence Policy Preference Formation" with Zachary Zwald, Assistant Professor, U.S. Air War College, U.S. Air Force Counterproliferation Center.

This event is free and open to the public with limited seating available.

Zachary Zwald is an Assistant Professor appointed in the U.S. Air War College and the USAF Counterproliferation Center. He was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Mershon Center for International Security Studies at the Ohio State University and taught in the Department of Politics at the University of California at Santa Cruz.

Zachary Zwald's research examines the psychological aspects of judgment and decision-making on issues at the intersection of technology and international security. His principal research and teaching interests are the psychological and organizational aspects of judgment and decision-making under high and persistent uncertainty, and how it pertains to the relationship between nuclear weapons and international security.

Currently, his research examines the thinking behind U.S. policymakers' positions on ballistic missile defense as well as on nuclear doctrine and force structure.

Zachary Zwald received his Ph.D. from the Department of Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley, with a focus on International Relations

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP), Program on Strategic Stability Evaluation (POSSE)

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Air Force, air war college, CISTP, conflicts, counterproliferation, Georgia Tech, IAC, imaginary, INTA, Nuclear, Zachary Zwald
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  • Created On: Oct 4, 2011 - 8:00pm
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