For the rising experts in your life

By , April 17, 2019

Voices of Tomorrow highlights rising experts

At a time when technology is outpacing our ability to control it, the Voices of Tomorrow column ensures that new voices have a dedicated space to confront and analyze critical global security challenges. The capstone of the initiative is the prestigious Leonard M. Rieser AwardTell the rising stars in your life about the program; we’d love to hear from them!


2018 Rieser Award: 

American students aren’t taught nuclear weapons policy in school. Here’s how to fix that.
Erin Connolly, Kate Hewitt (pictured above)

Voices on Climate Change: 

Adults won’t take climate change seriously. So we, the youth, are forced to strike.
Maddy Fernands, Isra Hirsi, Haven Coleman, Alexandria Villaseñor

“Business as usual”: from nuclear defense to climate change
Emma Scotty

Voices on Nuclear Risk:

Hanoi Summit: Where were the women?
Rachel Emond

War-related environmental disaster in Ukraine
Kristina Hook, Richard “Drew” Marcantonio

Thorium power has a protactinium problem
Eva C. Uribe

Voices on Disruptive Technology:

Approaching Y2Q and barely a peep (or tweet) from the government
Lindsay Rand

Trump’s Space Force is a strategic mistake
Gregory Niguidula

Previous Rieser Award Recipients:

Let Science be Science Again

Yangyang Cheng

The value in activism: Reflections from the Columbia University climate sit-in

Nikita Perumal


Arms-control lessons from the Volkswagen scandal

Moritz Kütt 




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