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Sharon Wilke

Sharon Wilke

Associate Director of Communications

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

 

 

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2011 (continued)

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.

 

 

 

October 14, 2010

"Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center Announces New 2010–2011 Research Fellows"

News

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs 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 and more than 60 research fellows drawn from governments, academia, and the public and private sector. The Center's new 2010–2011 fellows come from 15 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America.

 

 

August 30, 2010

A Katrina 5th Anniversary Success Story

News

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." While the determined community continues its renewal today, Broadmoor has become a model of disaster recovery efforts for other neighborhoods, cities, and even countries.

 

 

Summer 2010

Belfer Center Newsletter Summer 2010

Newsletter

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

The Summer 2010 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 involvement with the Nuclear Security Summit, which was organized by Center alumni Gary Samore and Laura Holgate.

 

 

Belfer Center Photo

Summer 2010

"Center Supports Summit Efforts to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism"

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter

By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

Belfer Center alumni Gary Samore and Laura Holgate played a key role in organizing President Obama's Nuclear Security Summit in April. Additionally, Matthew Bunn's Securing the Bomb 2010 was released the day the Summit began, and Graham Allison provided attending leaders with materials that included a nuclear terrorism threat assessment and fact sheet.

 
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.