Professor of Political Science and
Background and Current Research
Ph.D. Cambridge University
History 101D: History of Nuclear Weapons
History 201D/301D: International History and IR Theory
Reexamining the Soviet Experience: Essays in Honor of Alexander Dallin, co-editor with Norman Naimark, Westview Press, 1996, 279 pp.
Stalin and the Bomb: The Soviet Union and Atomic Energy, 1939-1956, Yale University Press, 1994, 464 pp. (Named by the New York Times Book Review as one of the 11 best books of 1994; chosen by Publisher's Weekly as one of the best books of 1994; winner of the Vucinich and Shulman Awards of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, 1995; finalist for the Los Angeles Times history prize and for the BABRA nonfiction book award.) Paperback edition, 1996. Published in Polish, 1996; in Portuguese, Japanese, and Russian in 1997; in Romanian in 1998.
The Reagan Strategic Defense Initiative: A Technical, Political, and Arms Control Assessment, coauthor with Sidney D. Drell and Philip J. Farley, Center for International Security and Arms Control, Stanford University, 1984, 142 pp.; published by Ballinger, 1985.
The Warsaw Pact: Alliance in Transition?, coeditor with Jane Sharp, and author of the Introduction, Cornell University Press, 1984, 290 pp.
The Soviet Union and the Arms Race, Yale University Press, 1983, 211 pp. A paperback edition with a new introduction was published in 1984. Dutch and Italian editions were published in 1984.