Tower Center Monthly Seminar | Tempting Fate: Interests, Red-Lines, and Conflict in Nuclear Monopoly

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 (3:00 PM – 4:30 PM)
Tower Center Boardroom, Carr Collins #227 (map)


Paul Avey, Postdoctoral Fellow, Tower Center

AveyPaul Avey is a postdoctoral fellow at the Tower Center for Political Studies. Prior to joining the Tower Center, he was a Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow in the Security Studies Program at MIT. He is working on a book project that explores why states without nuclear weapons challenge and resist nuclear armed opponents. In addition to nuclear politics, Avey’s research interests center on foreign policy and international relations theory. He is the author or co-author of articles in International Security, International Studies Quarterly (forthcoming), and Foreign Policy. Avey was previously a pre-doctoral fellow with the Managing the Atom project and International Security Program at Harvard’s Belfer Center for International Studies. He earned a Ph.D. and M.A. in political science from the University of Notre Dame, an M.A. in social sciences from the University of Chicago, and a B.A. in political science and history from the University of Iowa.


The event is free and open to the public, but reservations are required.

Please RSVP to tower@smu.edu.

If you are interested in joining the Tower Center Forum, please contact Luisa del Rosal at lmdelrosal@smu.edu.