Matthew Bunn is a Professor of Practice at the Harvard Kennedy School. His research interests include nuclear theft and terrorism; nuclear proliferation and measures to control it; the future of nuclear energy and its fuel cycle; and innovation in energy technologies. Before coming to Harvard, Bunn served as an adviser to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, as a study director at the National Academy of Sciences, and as editor of Arms Control Today. He is the author or co-author of more than 25 books or major technical reports (most recently Preventing Black-Market Trade in Nuclear Technology), and over 150 articles in publications ranging from Science to The Washington Post.

Matthew Bunn's Google Scholar profile can be found here.

The Latest

 

Matthew Bunn, "In Memoriam: Roland Timerbaev (1927-2019), At the Vanguard of Nuclear Nonproliferation," Arms Control Today, September, 2019.

Matthew Bunn, "Nuclear Energy, Uncertain Risks, and Democratic Decisions" (Cambridge Mass.: Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, August 2019). 

Matthew Bunn, "Modeling of Nuclear Security: Use the Tool, But Remember Its Limits" (Cambridge Mass.: Project on Managing the Atom, Harvard University, August 2019).

Matthew BunnHow to Step Back from the Brink with Iran, Defense One, June 18, 2019. 

Matthew Bunn, "Missing the Nose of Our Face: How Critical Risk Information Is Sometimes Ignored" (Cambridge, Mass.: Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, March 22, 2019).

Aaron Arnold, Matthew Bunn, Caitlin Chase, Steven E. Miller, Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, and William H. Tobey, The Iran Nuclear Archive: Impressions and Implications (Cambridge, Mass: Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, April 2019).

Matthew Bunn, “Nuclear Disarmament, Nuclear Energy, and Climate Change: Exploring the Linkages,” in Bård Nikolas Vik Steen and Olav Njølstad, eds., Nuclear Disarmament: A Critical Assessment (Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2019), pp. 185-204 Chapter 11

Matthew Bunn, Nickolas Roth and William H. Tobey, “Securing Nuclear Weapons and Materials Worldwide: Expanded Funding Needed for A More Ambitious Approach" Policy Brief (Project on Managing the Atom,Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, April 19, 2019).

Matthew Bunn, Nickolas Roth, and William H. Tobey, "Combating Complacency about Nuclear Terrorism" (Cambridge, Mass.: Project on Managing the Atom, Harvard University, March 2019).

Matthew Bunn, "Governance of Solar Geoengineering: Learning from Nuclear Regimes," in Robert N.Stavins and Robert C Stowe,eds.,Governance of the Deployment of Solar Geoengineering ( Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Project on Climate Agreements, February 2019), pp.51-54

Matthew Bunn, Nickolas Roth, and William H. Tobey, Revitalizing Nuclear Security in an Era of Uncertainty (Cambridge, Mass.: Project on Managing the Atom, Harvard University, January 2019).

Matthew Bunn, Nickolas Roth, and William H. Tobey, "A Vision for Nuclear Security" (Cambridge, Mass.: Project on Managing the Atom, Harvard University, January 2019).

Matthew Bunn, Nickolas Roth, and William H. Tobey, "Presidential Candidates Need a Plan for Reducing Nuclear Terrorism Risks," The Hill, January 29, 2019.
 

Overview of Nuclear Challenges

Matthew Bunn, “Nuclear Dangers and Challenges,” (presentation to Fellows of the World Press Institute, Cambridge, Mass., 15 September 2017).

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