Belfer Center researchers include Harvard faculty members, project directors and other expert staff, senior fellows and fellows. They contribute frequently to outside publications, advise government officials, participate in special commissions, brief journalists and policymakers, and share research results with specialists and the public.
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Associate Professor of Public Policy; Co-Principal Investigator, Project on Managing the Atom
Member of the Board
Matthew Bunn is an Associate Professor at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. His research interests include nuclear theft and terrorism; nuclear proliferation and measures to control it; and the future of nuclear energy and its fuel cycle.
Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics, Harvard Kennedy School
Member of the Board, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Faculty Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
Nicholas Burns is Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics. He is Director of the Future of Diplomacy Project and Faculty Chair for the Programs on the Middle East and on India and South Asia. He serves on the Board of Directors of the School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.
Former Co-Director, Preventive Defense Project, Harvard & Stanford Universities
Former Chair of International & Global Affairs faculty, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy (1993–1996), U.S. Department of Defense
Member of the Board (on leave), Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs
Former Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (April 2009–October 2011)
Dr. Ashton B. Carter is on leave to serve as Deputy Secretary of Defense.
Stanton Nuclear Security Postdoctoral Fellow, International Security Program/Project on Managing the Atom
Tytti Erästö has a Ph.D. in International Relations from Tampere University, Finland. Her interests include nonproliferation, nuclear disarmament, Middle East politics, conflict management, and English School theory.
Research Fellow, Project on Managing the Atom/International Security Program
Trevor Findlay is a professor and Director of the Canadian Centre for Treaty Compliance at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, where he holds the William and Jeanie Barton Chair in International Affairs.
Senior Fellow, International Security Program
Chuck Freilich was Israel's deputy national security adviser. He has published a book on Israeli national security decision-making. His primary areas of expertise are U.S. Middle East policy, Israeli national security policy, and Middle Eastern affairs. He earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University.
Associate, Project on Managing the Atom
Eben Harrell is an associate at the Project on Managing the Atom in the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School. His research interests include nuclear security and safety, nuclear nonproliferation, and the future of nuclear energy and climate change.
Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program
Member of the Board (on leave), Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
John P. Holdren is on leave to serve as the Assistant to the President for Science and Technology and Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy.
Research Fellow, International Security Program/Project on Managing the Atom
Lieutenant Colonel David D. Kelley is a National Defense Fellow with the International Security Program and Project on Managing the Atom. Prior to his current assignment, he was the deputy commander of the 91st Operations Group at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota.
Executive Director, Project on Managing the Atom
Martin B. Malin is the Executive Director of the Project on Managing the Atom at the Belfer Center. His research focuses on arms control and nonproliferation in the Middle East, U.S. nonproliferation and counter-proliferation strategies, and the security consequences of the growth and spread of nuclear energy.