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Christopher Chyba

  • Woodrow Wilson School
Position: PEI Faculty/Associated Faculty
Title(s): Professor of Astrophysical Sciences and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School. Director, Program on Science and Global Security.
Office: 218 Bendheim Hall
Phone: 609-258-5633
Christopher Chyba

Research Interests

Chyba's security-related research emphasizes nuclear and biological weapons policy, arms control, and nonproliferation. His scientific research focuses on solar system exploration and the search for life elsewhere.


  • AST 203: The Universe
  • WWS 454: Special Topics in Public Affairs: "Weapons of Mass Destruction" and International Security
  • WWS 550: Ph.D. Gateway in Security Studies