Former Stanton Nuclear Fellow, 2010-2011
Matthew Fuhrmann was a Stanton nuclear security fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). His research focused on international security and nuclear proliferation. Much of his current work centers on the causes and consequences of the nuclear energy renaissance. Some of his other research examines topics such as nuclear weapons and coercive threats, military strikes against nuclear facilities, radiological/nuclear terrorism, and regional nuclear weapons free zones.
Dr. Fuhrmann has been an assistant professor of political science at the University of South Carolina since January 2009. He is also an associate at the Project on Managing the Atom at Harvard's Kennedy School. From 2007 to 2008, he served as a research fellow at Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Dr. Fuhrmann was previously a research associate at the University of Georgia's Center for International Trade and Security. There he specialized in strategic trade controls and prepared reports for various U.S. government agencies on export control development in foreign countries.
His research has been published in some of the leading journals in the field, including International Security, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Peace Research, Conflict Management and Peace Science, and Foreign Policy Analysis, among other journals.
Dr. Fuhrmann holds an MS in international affairs from Georgia Tech and a PhD in political science from the University of Georgia.