The rise of fake news highlights the erosion of long-standing institutional bulwarks against misinformation in the internet age. Concern over the problem is global. However, much remains unknown regarding the vulnerabilities of individuals, institutions, and society to manipulations by malicious actors. A new system of safeguards is needed.
Daniel Salisbury is a Stanton Nuclear Security Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center. His research focuses on nonproliferation and specifically, illicit WMD-related trade and the means to counter it. He was previously a Postdoctoral Fellow at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (2016–2017). Before joining CNS, he was a Research Associate at the Center for Science and Security Studies (CSSS) at King's College London (2011–2016) where he worked on various nonproliferation, export control, and sanctions capacity building workshops.
Daniel earned his Ph.D. in War Studies from King's College London. His thesis, "From Silence to 'Showmanship': The British Government's Presentation of Nuclear Policy, 1974–1983", was examined in December 2016. He also holds an M.A. in Science and Security and a B.A. in War Studies, also from King's College London.Last Updated: Aug 31, 2017, 9:05pm