Professor

Scott D. Sagan

Stanford University
Area
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Specialty
Political Science
Member Since
2008

Professor of Political Science, Co-director, Center for International Security and Cooperation. Studies the impact of nuclear weapons on international politics and especially the effects of nuclear proliferation. Drawing on organizational theory, his The Limits of Safety (1995) provides a detailed account of accidents and nuclear near misses which have occurred during nuclear crises. The Spread of Nuclear Weapons (1995) develops an organizational approach to understanding the risks of nuclear proliferation.

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