Kate Marvel is the William J. Perry Fellow in International
Security at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University.
She received a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the University of Cambridge.
Michael May is Professor Emeritus (Research) in the School of Engineering
at Stanford University, where he is also a Senior Fellow with the Freeman Spogli
Institute for International Studies. He is former Codirector of Stanford University’s
Center for International Security and Cooperation and is Director Emeritus of the
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He has held a number of government advisory
positions, was a member of the U.S. delegation to the Strategic Arms Limitations
Talks, and is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Association
for the Advancement of Science. May received the Distinguished Public Service and
Distinguished Civilian Service Medals from the Department of Defense, and the Ernest
Orlando Lawrence Award from the Atomic Energy Commission, as well as other awards.
His current research interests are in nuclear security, energy, environment, and
terrorism, and in the relation of nuclear weapons and foreign policy.