Education

Scholarly Publications

Do We Need Arms Control If Peace Breaks Out?

September 1990

The world is facing truly breathtaking changes, in particular from the socialist countries.

How Does "Culture" Become "Capital"? Cultural and Institutional Struggles Over 'Character and Personality' at Harvard

December 2006

Although the concept of cultural capital has been widely adopted in sociological studies of culture, education, and stratification, few studies have addressed the processes through which specific...

How Soviet Physicists Caught Up

December 1997

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has grown up along with world politics and has, since 1945, offered a special perspective on issues of peace, security, and global well-being.

Other Publications

Is the Elephant Learning to Dance? The Diffusion of the Internet in the Republic of India

April 2002

Published in conjunction with the Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC), Georgia Institute of Technology.

Lessons of Okinawa

July 2003

As the American military extends its stay in postwar Iraq, the risks of political and social friction will rise.

Improving Math Ed--Bush Right About That

March 2006

In his State of the Union address in January, President Bush stressed the importance of improving math education.

News

Essay in Pakistan newspaper traces roots of crisis in the Islamic world

July 2004

In an essay published June 25 in The Friday Times (out of Lahore, Pakistan), Thomas W. Simons, Jr.

"Misunderestimating" terrorism

December 2004

As the war on terrorism continues, statistics on terrorist attacks are becoming as important as the unemployment rate or the GDP. Yet the terrorism reports produced by the U.S.

Ethics and War: Why So Many Civilians Are Dying

January 2011

There are more laws and international treaties designed to protect human rights in conflict zones than ever before.

Events

Workshop: The movement of suicide bombing and how it is reflected in our thinking about social behavior in the social sciences

November 22, 2002

The act of suicide can take many forms and is an old "way out". However, the act always engenders some sort of statement in the community left behind.

Canada's Imminent Decision on Nuclear Fuel Management

March 8, 2005

On November 15, 2005, the Canadian Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) is required by law to submit a recommendation to the parliament on how Canada should manage its spent nuclear reactor...

Projects

MacArthur Consortium on International Peace and Cooperation

A consortium composed of Stanford University, the University of Minnesota, and the University of Wisconsin has applied to the John D. and Catherine T.
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Consortium for Research on Information Security and Policy

As part of a response to growing government concern over the threat of cyber attacks directed against critical national infrastructures, the National Security Agency (NSA) contracted with Stanford...
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Multimedia

The Heart of the Matter: The Humanities and Social Sciences for a Vibrant, Competitive and Secure Nation

November 2014

Karl Eikenberry, a distinguished fellow in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, believes that the humanities belong at the center of American foreign policy. And his voice matters.

Remarks for the Annual Meeting of the National Humanities Alliance

March 2013

Karl Eikenberry, a distinguished fellow in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, former U.S.

People

rsd18 083 0009a Alex Stamos Director, Stanford Internet Observatory
Robert Weiner Robert Weiner Affiliate