GSAS Science Policy Group Workshop: How to Influence Policy as a Scientist


Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 4:00pm to 5:00pm


CGIS South S001, Kin-Chung Lam Room

Join a presentation and discussion with Matt Bunn, Professor of Practice at Harvard Kennedy School, to learn about ways to influence policy as a scientist. Matt will also share his experience influencing US unclear policies.

Matthew Bunn is a Professor of Practice at 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.


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