The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship invites recent college and graduate school alumni to apply for six to nine month fellowships with NGOs in Washington, DC, including CSIS, focusing on arms control, conflict resolution, peace, and international security issues.
The Senior Research Associate will engage in open source data collection and analysis to assess the effectiveness of threat reduction programs as well as contribute to other on-going research programs in the DC office. This is a full-time, term-limited, staff position located in Washington, DC.
The Nuclear Scholars Initiative aims to provide top graduate students and young professionals from around the country with a unique venue to interact and dialogue with senior experts on nuclear weapons issues.
CSIS is seeking a Program Coordinator and Research Assistant to join the Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI) to work on research projects and coordinate events. The Program Coordinator and Research Assistant is responsible for conducting research and writing, and for assisting with project management within the program. The Program Coordinator and Research Assistant supports the operational and substantive goals of PONI and will be expected to play a key role in advancing PONI’s initiatives, including the Nuclear Scholars Initiative, conference series, and multilateral nuclear dialogues. She/he reports to Rebecca Hersman, Director, Project on Nuclear Issues and Senior Adviser, International Security Program.
The International Institute for Strategic Studies is seeking an energetic intern to contribute to the work of the Non-Proliferation & Nuclear Policy (NPNP) Programme. The NPNP is responsible, inter alia, for research and workshop activities on nuclear proliferation issues, nuclear security, and arms control and disarmament matters.
While the world’s nuclear powers could quickly retire their nuclear arsenals, eliminating the fissile materials from which these weapons are made is no simple matter. This raises doubts about the feasibility and permanence of global disarmament.
An on-the-record discussion with Heather Williams on trust deficits and the future of the global nuclear order.
The first conference of the 2018-2019 PONI Conference Series will be held on July 10-11 at Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico.
Extended nuclear deterrence strengthens alliances, except when it didn’t.
If the nuclear ban treaty follows trajectories of other weapons prohibitions, it could strengthen the norm against nuclear weapons use and possession, and even decrease production. Difficult work likely lies ahead, however.