Atomic Assistance: Causes and Consequences of Nuclear Cooperation

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A CISTP Lunch & Lecture with presenter Matthew Fuhrmann (Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of South Carolina) speaking on "Atomic Assistance: The Causes and Consequences of Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation".

Lunch is free, and the event is open to the public. Reservation required by 12 noon on October 6. For more information and to RSVP, please See Flyer.

MATT FUHRMANN is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of South Carolina, an Associate at the Project on Managing the Atom at the Harvard Kennedy School, and a Faculty Associate at the University of Georgia's Center for International Trade and Security. His research focuses on international security, nuclear proliferation, energy security, public health, and civil war. His completed book project examines why countries export nuclear technology and know-how for peaceful purposes and what consequences result from this assistance. Other active projects examine why countries build nuclear reactors, the consequences of attacks against nuclear programs, the causes of radiological/nuclear terrorism, the effectiveness of nonproliferation treaties, and the causes and consequences of influenza epidemics.

His research has been published in International Security, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Peace Research, Conflict Management and Peace Science, and Foreign Policy Analysis, among other journals. His research has been funded by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University and the Center for International Trade and Security at the University of Georgia.


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  • Created By: Jene Gladstone
  • Created: 05/25/2010
  • Modified By: Fletcher Moore
  • Modified: 10/07/2016

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