How we've learned the wrong lessons about nuclear deterrence and arms control. Brendan Green, Todd Sechser
The Democratic Statecraft Lab is a project supported by UVA’s Democracy Initiative
Our research on democracy and authoritarianism addresses the major societal challenges and opportunities presented by the rise of authoritarian populism in the world today. This lab draws on expertise from the College of Arts and Science departments of Politics, Psychology, and History as well as UVA’s Batten School and the School of Law in the areas of research, teaching and public engagement.
Lab Director Todd Sechser moderates as former ambassadors Eric Edelman and Steve Mull discuss the latest chapter in a long and fraught relationship
Todd Sechser, an associate professor in the University of Virginia’s Department of Politics and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy … he’s also a senior fellow at the Miller Center, specializing in international security and co-author of the 2017 book “Nuclear Weapons and Coercive Diplomacy. He joins Les Sinclair to analyze the summit.
Tobias Grossmann is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia. His research focuses on the development of the social, cognitive and brain processes that underpin adaptive social communication and behavior. He earned his Ph.D. in Psychology from the Max-Planck-Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences. Tobias has published more than 70 journal articles and his research has been continuously funded since 2008 -by the Wellcome Trust (UK), Max Planck Society (Germany) and the National Science Foundation (USA).