Party affiliation: Democrat
Assistant professor Oberlin (Ohio) College, 1978-1979. Assistant, then associate professor Yale University, New Haven, 1979-1985. Senior research associate University California, Santa Cruz, 1985-1988.
Chairman, then curator military space Smithsonian, Washington, since 1988. Senior research and policy analyst Advisory Committee Human Radiation Experiments, Washington, 1993-1995.
- Counsels of War
- Since the first atomic bomb was exploded in 1945, a close community of civilian experts, including scientists, academics, and think-tank intellectuals, has advised the American government on the prospects of nuclear war.
- The Winning Weapon - The Atomic Bomb in the Cold War 1945 - 1950
- This book makes clear how, and why, after World War II American diplomats tried to make the atom bomb a "winning weapon", an absolute advantage in negotiations with the Soviet Union.
- The Winning Weapon: The Atomic Bomb in the Cold War 1945-1950
- This book makes clear how, and why, after World War II American diplomats tried to make the atom bomb a winning weapon," an absolute advantage in negotiations with the Soviet Union.
- Cardinal Choices: Presidential Science Advising from the Atomic Bomb to SDI. Revised and Expanded Edition (Stanford Nuclear Age Series)
- This book is a history of the complex relations between scientific advisors, primarily physicists, and U.
1978 - 1979
1979 - 1985
1979 - 1985
1985 - 1988