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Sharon Wilke

Sharon Wilke

Associate Director of Communications

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Telephone: 617.495.9858
Fax: 617.495.8963
Email: sharon_wilke@hks.harvard.edu

 

 

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2011 (continued)

September 23, 2011

Belfer Center Welcomes New Research Fellows

News

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

­­­Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs this week announced its 2011-12 research fellows. The Belfer Center is the hub of research, teaching, and training in international security affairs and diplomacy, environmental and resource issues, science and technology policy, and conflict studies at Harvard Kennedy School; the heart of the Center is its resident research community. The 32 new fellows join 30 continuing fellows drawn from governments, academia, and the public and private sector.

 

 

Summer 2011

Belfer Center Newsletter Summer 2011

Newsletter

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

The Summer 2011 issue of the Belfer Center newsletter features analysis and advice by Belfer Center scholars regarding the historic upheavals in the Middle East and the disastrous consequences of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The Center’s new Geopolitics of Energy project is also highlighted, along with efforts by the Project on Managing the Atom to strengthen nuclear export rules.

 

 

May 9, 2011

"Harvard Kennedy School Honors a Very Cool Idea"

News

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

On May 4, Greenpeace Solutions Director Amy Larkin joined high-level officials of Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, McDonald’s, Unilever, and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) at Harvard Kennedy School to receive the School’s prestigious Roy Family Award for Environmental Partnership for their collaboration, called Refrigerants, Naturally!

 

 

Spring 2011

Belfer Center Newsletter Spring 2011

Newsletter

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

The Spring 2011 issue of the Belfer Center newsletter features recent and upcoming activities, research, and analysis by members of the Center community on critical global issues. This issue highlights the Belfer Center’s continuing efforts to build bridges between the United States and Russia to prevent nuclear catastrophe – an effort that began in the 1950s. This issue also features three new books by Center faculty that sharpen global debate on critical issues: God’s Century, by Monica Duffy Toft, The New Harvest by Calestous Juma, and The Future of Power, by Joseph S. Nye.

 

 

Photo by Lin Yang

Spring 2011

"U.S. and China Should Avoid 'Thucydides Trap'"

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

When China’s President Hu Jintao visited the United States in January, observers noted that the meetings between Hu and President Obama were treading carefully around what Belfer Center Director Graham Allison calls the “‘Thucydides Trap’—that deadly combination of calculation and emo­tion that, over the years, can turn healthy rivalry into antagonism or worse” (New York Times, Jan. 22, 2011).

 

 

Spring 2011

"Recent Events Call Attention to Nye’s New Book: The Future of Power"

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

Joseph Nye, a Harvard distinguished service professor and member of the Belfer Center’s board of directors, offers an insightful analysis of the changing nature and use of power in his new book, The Future of Power. In the book, he describes two types of power shifts occur­ring in this century—power transition and power diffusion.

 

2010

Martha Stewart

Summer 2010

Paul Doty 90th Birthday Celebration

Transcript

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

On June 3, 2010, current and former members of Harvard University's Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, gathered at Harvard's Eliot House to celebrate PAUL DOTY's 90th birthday. This event, which followed Harvard's 2010 Paul Doty Lecture, included numerous stories and praise for Doty, who founded what is now the Belfer Center and the Molecular and Cellular Biology department.

 

 

Winter 2010-11

"Celebrating PAUL DOTY, Belfer Center Founder, at 90"

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

We celebrate Paul Doty, founder and director emeritus of the Belfer Center and member of our board of directors, as well as emeritus professor of public policy at Harvard Kennedy School and Mallinckrodt Professor of Biochemistry, emeritus, at Harvard. We share a snapshot of Paul's life and his contributions to science and international security. At 90, he continues his outstanding contributions to the Belfer Center and global community through his ongoing research, insights, and guidance.

 

 

Scott Saltzman

Winter 2010-11

"A Katrina 5th Anniversary Success Story: Broadmoor"

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

Five years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, one stand-out recovery success story is the neighborhood of Broadmoor and its unique collaboration with Harvard Kennedy School through the Belfer Center's Broadmoor Project.

 

 

Winter 2010-11

Belfer Center Newsletter Winter 2010-11

Newsletter

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

The Winter 2010/11 issue of the Belfer Center newsletter features recent and upcoming activities, research, and analysis by members of the Center community on critical global issues. This issue highlights a major Belfer Center conference on technology and governance, the Center's involvement in the nuclear threat documentary Countdown to Zero, and a celebration of Belfer Center founder Paul Doty.

 

 
Events Calendar

We host a busy schedule of events throughout the fall, winter and spring. Past guests include: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, former Vice President Al Gore, and former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev.