CSPS Speaker Series Presents: The Story of Technology

CSPS Speaker Series Presents: The Story of Technology

The CSPS Speaker Series Presents:

The Story of Technology

Featuring: Daniel Gerstein

Date: March 4, 2020
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Arlington Campus, Van Metre Hall, Room 113

Daniel Gerstein will be discussing his new book, The Story of Technology, which addresses the rapid proliferation and pervasive influence of technology in human societies. In his introduction Gerstein asks, “whether technology could actually be controlled—and if so, how, to what end, and with what downsides.”

Feel free to bring a bag lunch. Drinks and cookies will be provided.

Dr. Daniel Gerstein is a senior policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. As a senior government civilian, he served in the Department of Homeland Security as Under Secretary (Acting) and Deputy Under Secretary in the Science and Technology Directorate.

Ellen Laipson is the Director of the Master's in International Security degree program and CSPS at the Schar School, and will serve as discussant.

Dr. Gregory Koblentz is the Director of the Biodefense Program at the Schar School and a Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow, and will serve as moderator.

Please contact pbiery@gmu.edu if you have any questions.

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