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

Matthew Bunn, "Cultures of Nuclear Security: How Different Countries Decide to Protect Their Nuclear Facilities," (presentation, Science, Technology, and Society Circle, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA,  November 12 2018).

Matthew Bunn, "For Security's Sake: Saving U.S.-Russian Nuclear Arms Control," (presentation, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, October 11 2018).

Matthew Bunn, "The danger of radiological terrorism – and steps to reduce the risk," (presentation, East Coast 2020 Initiative, Boston, 26 September 2018).

Matthew Bunn, “In Gorky Park, With Nuclear Worries,” The Hill, August 13, 2018).
 

Overview of Nuclear Challenges

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