This seminar is hosted by the ELAC Nuclear Research Working Group, part of the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict, an Oxford Martin School Institute
Speaker: Professor Daryl G. Press, Associate Professor of Government and Coordinator, War and Peace Studies, Dartmouth College
Biography: Daryl G. Press is Associate Professor in the Department of Government, Dartmouth College. He received a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a B.A. from the University of Chicago.
Professor Press is the author of Calculating Credibility: How Leaders Assess Military Threats, a book on decision-making during crises (Cornell University Press, 2005). He has published scholarly articles in International Security, Security Studies, and China Security, as well as articles for a wider audience in Foreign Affairs, the Atlantic Monthly, and the New York Times. Professor Press has worked as a consultant for the RAND Corporation and the U.S. Department of Defense, and is a research affiliate at the Security Studies Program at MIT. He also serves as an Associate Editor at the journal International Security. Professor Press is currently writing a book (with Keir Lieber, Georgetown University) on nuclear deterrence - during the Cold War and the future - as well as a series of articles (with Eugene Gholz, UT Austin) on energy and security.
The ELAC Nuclear Research Working Group seminar series is an inter-disciplinary discussion group on the multi-faceted challenges the emergence and proliferation of nuclear weapons have posed to international security since 1945.