New & Noteworthy

Elliott School features Nick Vonortas’ and International Science and Technology Policy MA students Brennan Hoban’s and Connor Rabb’s work on Cybersecurity! 

Read the feature online or download the PDF.

Discover the landscape of far future worlds with Deep Time Reckoning

The first book from IISTP Assistant Research Professor Vincent lalenti.

Published by MIT Press and set for release on September 22, Deep Time Reckoning: How Future Thinking Can Help Earth explores the planet’s far future and shows readers how to become: “more deep time reckoners.” Learn more by reading this Q&A with the author.

ISTP Alum, Evan Michelson publishes new book: Philanthropy and the Future of Science and Technology

Michelson’s examination of science philanthropy is groundbreaking in its scope and, according to Cat Tully of the UK’s School of International Futures, “could not be more timely.”

What’s International Science and Technology Policy all about? Who can better speak to the question than former Assistant Director for Federal Research and Development and Senior Advisor to the Director for the National Science and Technology Council at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (and ISTP alum!) Kei Koizumi. Watch his Bromley Event keynote lecture and Q&A to discover more.

Want to learn more about Science Diplomacy?

Check out the new article by IISTP Research Professor Al Teich and former IISTP Visiting Scholar Maria Moskovko of Lund University: “Science Diplomacy in Action: European Collaboration and US participation in Research Infrastructures,” published in the June issue of Science & Diplomacy.

Curious about blockchain?

Check out the World Bank report: “Analysing the Deployment of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies in the Financial Sector.” Co-authored by IISTP Director Nicholas Vonortas, the report looks at how blockchain and distributed ledger technologies (BDLTs) affected the European financial sector and beyond.

Introducing: International Science and Technology Policy Faculty Course Offerings, Fall 2020

(August 31-December 12, 2020)

Course Number Course Title Professor Schedule

IAFF 6141.10 /

IAFF 6141.OE

International Science and Technology Policy Cornerstone Nicholas Vonortas Meets every Tuesday, 5:10pm-7:00pm
IAFF 6143.10 Science, Technology, and Policy Analysis Anthony Eames Meets every Thursday, 7:10pm-9:00pm
IAFF 6145.10 US Space Policy Dana Johnson Meets every Thursday, 5:10pm-7:00pm
IAFF 6148.010 Space and National Security Peter Hays Meets every Monday, 7:10pm-9:00pm

ECON 6255.10 /

IAFF 6158.80

Special Topics in International Science and Technology Policy: Economics of Technological Change Nicholas Vonortas Meets every Monday, 7:10pm-9:00pm

IAFF 6158.12 /

IAFF 6158.OE1

Special Topics in International Science and Technology Policy: Energy Policy Nina Kelsey Meets every Wednesday, 5:10pm-7:00pm
IAFF 6158.10 Special Topics in International Science and Technology Policy: Nonproliferation Strategies & AI Carol Kuntz Meets every Wednesday, 5:10pm-7:00pm

 For more details on these courses, please visit our academics page.


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