The Militarization of Science: SftP’s Historical Impact and Current Challenges

Du Bois Library 2601
Organizer: Elke Heckner

Jonathan King. Professor of Biology, MIT, SftP member. “Resisting Biological Weapons: Strengthening the Biological Weapons Convention”

Frances Crowe. Former director of Western Mass American Friends Service Committee; Anti-War Activist. “Opposing Anthrax Research at UMass in the 1980s”

Elke Heckner. University of Iowa. “Virtual Humans and the Militarization of PTSD Therapies”

Derek Denman. JHU Human Rights Working Group, Department of Political Science, Johns Hopkins University. “Drone Research at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory”