POLI369T – Living with nuclear weapons. Arms control and verification technologies

Political Science



Principal Investigator:
Dr. Allen Sens
Dr. Matthew Yedlin

This project aims to develop a fully flipped, interdisciplinary course that brings Electrical and Computer Engineering and Political Science students together to apply their respective disciplinary methods and knowledge to problem solving projects related to nuclear weapons and arms control, and in particular the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty. The project aims to create synergies between the course and the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) and to engage students in an interdisciplinary project that will become public record and may be housed or published on the CTBTO website. The course, Living with Nuclear Weapons? Arms Control and Verification Technologies (POLI 369T), will be offered in January 2014, and the instructors are also considering developing a MOOC based on the course in the future.