Nuclear Series

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“Security in Asia:  An Unstable Peace?”

Globe being watered by a man like growing a treeThe Center for Asian Democracy and the Department of Political Science are excited to announce the next talk in our series on nuclear security.
Ambassador Susan Burk, Former Special Representative to the President for Nuclear Non-Proliferation, will speak on
“Reducing Nuclear Dangers: Challenges and Opportunities for the International Non-Proliferation Regime.”

Monday, October 21st at the University Club
11:30am – Lunch (Provided)
12:00pm – Program begins

If you cannot attend the lunch portion of the program, you are welcome to join us at noon for just the talk.
Download a copy of the flyer here

Free and open to the public.
Free parking is also available in the University Club lot.

Lunch will be provided, but RSVP requested.  
RSVP to 852-2667 or

This is the third talk in the 2nd Louisville Forum on Arms Control, a series of talks by
national experts on security and the future of nuclear disarmament.

Susan Burk Bio:
Ms. Burk served as the Special Representative of the President for Nuclear Nonproliferation, with the rank of Ambassador from 2009-2012, and led the United States’ preparations for and participation in the successful 2010 Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference.  She also led a renewed U.S. effort to advance establishment of nuclear weapon free zone treaties meeting established criteria.   Ms. Burk has held a number of senior positions in both the State Department and the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency where she was responsible for advancing U.S. nonproliferation policy and programs.   Since retiring from the U.S. Department of State, she has served as a government consultant on NPT and nonproliferation issues.