Rebecca Davis Gibbons

Rebecca Davis Gibbons is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Southern Maine. She previously served as a fellow and associate of the Project on Managing the Atom at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Before becoming an academic, Dr. Gibbons taught elementary school among the Bikini community on Kili Island in the Republic of the Marshall Islands and served as a national security policy analyst at SAIC providing support to Headquarters Air Force Strategic Stability and Countering WMD Division (AF/A10-S). Her book The Hegemon’s Tool Kit: US Leadership and the Politics of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime was published by Cornell University Press in 2022.