The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation is proud to offer a Speakers
Bureau for groups interested in learning more about the
abolition of nuclear weapons, peace and security, missile
defense, international law, peace education and more.
Please read below for available speakers biographical information and topics. For more information or to book a speaker, please contact us at (805) 965-3443.
is a founder of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, and has
served as President of the Foundation since 1982. Under
his leadership the Foundation has initiated many innovative
and important projects for building peace, strengthening
international law and abolishing nuclear weapons. Dr. Krieger
has lectured throughout the United States, Europe and Asia
on issues of peace, security, international law, and the
abolition of nuclear weapons. He has been interviewed on
CNN Hotline, MSNBC and many other television and radio shows
nationally and internationally.
Toward a Non-Violent Geopolitics
International Law in an Age of Terror
The Future of the United Nations
Humanitarian Intervention and State Sovereignty
Nonproliferation versus Abolition: Toward a Regime of Prohibition
is the Albert G. Milbank Professor Emeritus of International
Law and Practice at Princeton University and Visiting Distinguished
Professor of Global Studies at the University of California,
Santa Barbara. He serves as the Chair of the Nuclear Age
Peace Foundation, and is a recipient of the UNESCO Peace
Education Prize. Prof. Falk has provided expert testimony
in many high profile cases and legislative and administrative
hearings. He is the author, co-author or editor of more
than 40 books on international law and the law of war.He
received his B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School,
University of Pennsylvania (1952), his LL.B. from Yale Law
School (1955), and his J.S.D. from Harvard University (1962).
Director of Programs
The status of nuclear weapons worldwide in 2011
Nuclear Age Peace Foundation: about the Foundation and its programs
Youth participation in the nuclear disarmament movement
Nuclear weapons in the media
Challenging Trident: Lessons learned from the movement to abolish British nuclear weapons
Writing effective press releases, articles and op-eds
Rick Wayman joined the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation as Director of Programs and Operations in 2007. Rick came to the Foundation from the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament in London, England, where he worked as Press & Communications Officer during the intense campaign to prevent the replacement of Trident, the UK's nuclear weapons system. He has a Bachelor's degree in International Business from Marquette University and a Master's degree in Intercultural Service, Leadership and Management from the School for International Training.
Peace Leadership Director
The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation's Peace Leadership Program
How to become a peace leader in your community
Will War Ever End?
Are humans naturally violent or naturally peaceful?
Shaping a peace movement: lessons from the US civil rights movement and the abolition of slavery
Paul K. Chappell is the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation’s Peace Leadership Director. He is a 2002 West Point graduate and an Iraq veteran. Paul is the author of Will War Ever End?, The End of War, Peaceful Revolution, and the upcoming book The Art of Waging Peace. His website is www.paulkchappell.com.
New York Representative
Legal Instruments for Nuclear Disarmament
Role of the Movement in Nuclear Disarmament
Obstacles and Opportunities for Nuclear Abolition
Inextricable Link Between Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Power
The Drive for Empire: Space Domination and Nuclear Weapons
AliceSlater is the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation's New York representative. She is a member of the Global Council of Abolition 2000, a global network working for a treaty to eliminate nuclear weapons and directs the network’s Sustainable Energy Working Group which produced a model statute for an International Sustainable Energy Agency. She is on the Board of the Lawyer’s Committee for Nuclear Policy, is a member of the Energy Committee of the NYC Bar Association, and serves on the Executive Committee of the Middle Powers Initiative, working to create pressure on nuclear weapons states for swifter nuclear disarmament. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Rideau Foundation and the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, and serves on the Steering Committee of the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition. Ms. Slater is a UN NGO Representative and has organized numerous conferences, panels, and roundtables at the UN.
Martin E. Hellman
Soaring, Cryptography and Nuclear Weapons: Let’s face it, nuclear weapons are the elephant
in the room that no one likes to talk about. This talk approaches the issue from the less threatening perspective of
cryptography (codes and ciphers) and flying sailplanes.
What could possibly relate three such disparate subject? Come and find out.
Soaring, Nuclear Weapons and World Peace: Very similar to the first listed talk, but makes the
connection to world peace explicit.
Risk Analysis of Nuclear Weapons: How risky are nuclear weapons?
Martin E. Hellman is a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (USA) and Professor Emeritus at Stanford University. He is best known as co-inventor of public key cryptography, he has also worked for over 25 years to reduce the nuclear threat. Prof. Hellman was a researcher at IBM's Watson Research Center from 1968-69 and an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at MIT from 1969-71. He returned to Stanford in 1971, where he served on the regular faculty until becoming Professor Emeritus of EE in 1996. He has served as Associate Chair of the EE Department, Chairman of EE Graduate Admissions, and as Associate Dean of Graduate Studies for minority student affairs. He has authored over 60 technical papers, 6 US, and a number of corresponding foreign patents.
NAPF Peace Leader
Confronting Nuclear War: The Role of Education, Religion, and the Community
Overcoming Social and Psychological Obstacles to Nuclear Disarmament
Murphy's Law and Nuclear Weapons
Nuclear Weapons Abolition: The Role of Peace and Justice Studies
Career Guidance in Nuclear Disarmament Education
The Mission, Goals and Objectives of the Missouri University Nuclear Disarmament Education Team (MUNDET)
Nuclear Disarmament Education: How Colleges and Universities Can Help
The Dialogue for Peace Process and Nuclear Disarmament Education
Bill Wickersham is an educational psychologist and peace educator who has taught at the Universities of Missouri, Iowa, and Southern Illinois; and at Prescott College in Prescott, Arizona. At Iowa, he served as College Program Coordinator of the Center for World Order Studies. During the period 1970 to 1971, he was an assistant to former U.S. Senator Joseph Clark (D-PA). From 1981 to 1985, he served as Executive Director of the World Federalists Association, and was an early leader in the national "Nuclear Freeze" movement. Since 1996, he has served as an Adjunct Professor of Peace Studies at the University of Missouri, and is a member of the Missouri University Nuclear Disarmament Education Team (MUNDET). He also volunteers his time as a NAPF Peace Leader.
Thomas Heck Foundation Member
Leveraging the Anti-Nuclear Majority: How to Create a Serious Nuclear Disarmament Coalition (NDC)
Thinking Beyond the "Road Map": Would a "Holy Land Protectorate" Work?
Thomas Heck, an independent scholar, peace activist, and musician, was raised in an academic and diplomatic family, his father having served in the U.S. Embassy in France. He is fluent in several languages. After his formal education (Baccalauréat I, Paris; B.A., University of Notre Dame; MLS, Univ. of Southern California; Ph.D., Yale University), Heck had a career in academia, both as a musicologist and as an academic librarian, during which he was awarded two Fulbright scholarships. In 1994-95 he was a Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study. He left the Ohio State University as an Emeritus Professor in 2000. He recently joined the Continuing Education Faculty at Santa Barbara City College to teach in the Omega Program. In addition to speaking on topics related to peacemaking, he is willing to provide incidental music (voice, classical guitar) appropriate to themes of peace.
Dr. Steve Daniels
received his M.D. degree from the University of Michigan,
and has been employed as an Emergency Physician in Santa
Barbara, CA, since 1977. He is board-certified in both Emergency
Medicine and Internal Medicine, and is Clinical Assistant
Professor at the University of Southern California School
of Medicine. Dr. Daniels has been a member of Physicians
for Social Responsibility and chairman of the Santa Barbara
chapter since 1980, during which time he has spoken publicly
and written numerous op-ed articles on nuclear issues.