Gary Samore

Monday, November 12, 2018

Topic: Love and Fury: Trump takes on North Korea and Iran

Gary Samore is Professor of the Practice of Politics at Brandeis University and Senior Executive Director of the Crown Center for Middle East Studies.  He is also a Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, where he previously served as Executive Director for Research.  He was President Obama’s White House Coordinator for Arms Control and Weapons of Mass Destruction from 2009 to 2013 and Senior Director for Nonproliferation and Export Controls for President Clinton from 1996 to 2001.  He was also worked at the Department of State, the Council on Foreign Relations, the International Institute for Strategic Studies and the MacArthur Foundation.  He graduated from Harvard University with a PhD in Government in 1984.

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