Christopher Lawrence

Christopher Lawrence, PhD

Stanton Nuclear Security Postdoctoral Fellow

Stanford University
Encina Hall, E211
Stanford CA 94305-6165




(650) 721-1378 (voice)


Chris Lawrence received his PhD in nuclear science at University of Michigan in 2014, and has published in the fields of nuclear detection and solid-state physics. His dissertation introduced novel neutron-spectroscopy techniques for the verification of warhead dismantlement. In 2011 he worked on nuclear safeguards policy issues in the Global Security Division at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He is currently a Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow at CISAC, where he studies the creation and deployment of knowledge about nuclear programs and treaty compliance.