Michael Krepon

Michael Krepon co-founded the Stimson Center in 1989. He served as Stimson’s President and CEO until 2000. He was appointed the University of Virginia’s Diplomat Scholar, where he taught from 2001-2010, while working at Stimson. He is the author and editor of twenty-two books, including Off Ramps from Confrontation in Southern Asia and The Lure and Pitfalls of MIRVs: From the First to the Second Nuclear Age.  His new book, Winning and Losing the Nuclear Peace: The Rise, Demise and Revival of Arms Control, is published by Stanford University Press. He worked previously in the executive branch and on Capitol Hill. He received the Carnegie Endowment’s award for lifetime achievement in non-governmental work to reduce nuclear dangers in 2015.