Lunchtime Series: Managing the Threat of Nuclear Weapons in the 21st Century
Time & Location
About The Event
Join us as Professor Rebecca Gibbons explores the history of nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament treaties and prospects for sustaining these agreements in a more complex and uncertain global environment.
As always, this series is free and open to the public. Suggested donation for $10 for nonmembers. Please feel free to bring your lunch to eat during the presentation.
About the Speaker
Rebecca Davis Gibbons is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Southern Maine and a fellow with the Belfer Center's Project on Managing the Atom at the Harvard Kennedy School. She previously served as a visiting assistant professor of government at Bowdoin College, teaching courses on nuclear issues, international relations, and international order. Her current book project explores the U.S. role in promoting the global nuclear non-proliferation regime. Dr. Gibbons earned her PhD in international relations from Georgetown University. She holds an M.A. in international security studies from Georgetown University and a BA in psychological & brain sciences from Dartmouth College. After college, she taught elementary school within the Bikini community on Kili Island in the Republic of the Marshall Islands.