Peter J. Kuznick
Peter J. Kuznick is associate professor of history and director of the Nuclear Studies Institute at American University. Author of Beyond the Laboratory: Scientists as Political Activists in 1930s America(1987) and coeditor of Rethinking Cold War Culture (2001), he studies nuclear issues, past and present, and is writing a book about scientists and the Vietnam War. In 2003, he helped found the Committee for a National Discussion of Nuclear History and Current Policy in response to the latest Smithsonian Enola Gay exhibit and helps coordinate the Nuclear Education Project. He has also written a screenplay on the early Cold War.