Dr. Laura Reed, MTA-ISP Fellow, will speak on the topic "Successful Strategies to Reduce the Threat of WMD: The Case of GOARN."

Laura Reed received her PhD in Political Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in February 1995 and was an Assistant Professor at Wellesley College during the Spring Semester of 1995. Formerly a program officer of the Committee on International Security Studies (CISS) at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, she has edited CISS volumes including: Lethal Commerce: The Global Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons (with Jeffrey Boutwell and Michael Klare), Collective Responses to Regional Problems: The Case of Latin America and the Caribbean (with Robert Pastor and Carl Kaysen), and Emerging Norms of Justified Intervention (with Carl Kaysen).