WMD reduction expert Luongo to speak
Posted February 14, 2008; 11:15 a.m.
Kenneth Luongo, a national security and weapons reduction expert, will present a talk on "The Past and Future of Cooperative Threat Reduction" at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, in 16 Robertson Hall.
Luongo is the executive director of the Partnership for Global Security, a Washington, D.C.-based research organization that works to decrease the dangers posed by weapons of mass destruction. Luongo previously served as the senior adviser to the U.S. secretary of energy for nonproliferation policy and as director of the Office of Arms Control and Nonproliferation at the U.S. Department of Energy. In addition, he served as director of Department of Energy task forces focused on North Korea and on Russia and other former Soviet states.
Luongo has been a senior visiting fellow and visiting research collaborator with Princeton's Program on Science and Global Security, which is cosponsoring the talk with the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs as part of their series on "Dealing With 21st-Century Weapons Threats."