Science and Technology Innovation Program


Writer for the New Yorker, Science, the New York Times Magazine, and National Geographic
Associate Professor of Anthropology, George Mason University
Professor Bickford received his Ph.D. in Anthropology from Rutgers University in 2002. From 2002-2004, he was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health. His research focuses on war, militarization, the state, identity, memory, health, and technology in Germany and the United States. Dr. Bickford is the author of Fallen Elites: The Military Other in Po...
Director, Cisco Systems; Board Member, Urban Age Institute.
Acting Head, BWC Implementation Support Unit, United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs
Distinguished Professor of Social and Behavioral Science and Chair, Department of Geography, The Ohio State University
Writer, BBC Future
Sharon Weinberger is a national security reporter focusing on science and technology issues.She currently writes the Code Red column for BBC Future, and is a contributor to's national security blog, Danger Room. She is the author of Imaginary Weapons: A Journey Through the Pentagon's Scientific Underworld (Nation Books, 2006) and co-author of A Nuclear Family Vacation:...
Vice President Northrop Grumman Technical Services
Dr. Younger's work at Los Alamos involves doing, (through computer modeling) social simulations of simple societies with the aim of understanding the onset of mass violence. Until recently, he was Director of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, located at Fort Belvoir. Prior to that time, he was Senior Associate Director for for National Security at Los Alamos--responsible for assuring the sa...

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