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John F. Kennedy School of Government
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Cambridge, MA 02138
Bunn is a Professor of Practice at Harvard University's
John F. Kennedy School of Government. 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 policies to promote 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 20
books or major technical reports, and over a hundred articles in
publications ranging from Science to The Washington
Post. He is an elected Fellow of the American Association for
the Advancement of Science; a recipient of the American Physical
Society's Joseph A. Burton Forum Award for "outstanding
contributions in helping to formulate policies to decrease the
risks of theft of nuclear weapons and nuclear materials"; and the
recipient of the Hans A. Bethe Award from the Federation of
American Scientists for "science in service to a more secure
Controlling the World’s Most Dangerous Weapons
Seminar: International and Global Affairs
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Selected Publication Citations:
- Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
Diaz Anadon, Laura, Valentina Bosetti, Matthew Bunn, Michela
Catenacci, and Audrey Lee. "Expert Judgments about RD&D and the
Future of Nuclear Energy." Environmental Science &
Technology 46.21 (November 2012): 11497-11504.
- Book Chapters
Bunn, Matthew. "Beyond Crises The Unending Challenge of Controlling
Nuclear Weapons and Materials." Nuclear Weapons Security Crises
What Does History Teach. Ed. Henry D. Sokolski. Strategic
Studies Institute and US Army War College Press, 2013, 253-278.
von Hippel, Frank (convening lead author), Matthew Bunn, Anatoli
Diakov, Ming Ding, Robert Goldston, Tadahiro Katsuta, M.V. Ramana,
Tatsujiro Suzuki, Suyuan Yu (lead authors), and Charles McCombie
(contributing author). "Nuclear Energy." Global Energy
Assessment: Toward a Sustainable Future. Ed. Johansson, Thomas
B., Anand Patwardhan, Nebojsa Nakicenovic, and Luis
Gomez-Echeverri. Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Bunn, Matthew, and Abbas Maleki. "How to Avoid a War With Iran."
Foreign Policy, May 21, 2012.
- Research Papers/Reports
Bunn, Matthew, Eben Harrell, and Martin B. Malin. "Progress on
Securing Nuclear Weapons and Materials: The Four-Year Effort and
Beyond." Project on Managing the Atom, Belfer Center for Science
and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, March 2012.
Bunn, Matthew, and Eben Harrell. "Consolidation: Thwarting Nuclear
Theft." Project on Managing the Atom, Belfer Center for Science and
International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, March 2012.
Anadon, Laura Diaz, Matthew Bunn, Gabriel Chan, Melissa Chan, Ruud
Kempener, Charles Jones, Audrey Lee, Nathaniel Logar, and,
Venkatesh Narayanamurti. "Transforming U.S. Energy Innovation."
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, November 2011.