GMU Biodefense PhD Alum Dr. Daniel Gerstein has a new book out! A must read, National Security and Arms Control in the Age of Biotechnology looks at the past, present and future of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC). The book examines the policies that served to undergird the establishment of the Convention and the impact of changes in biotechnology on this important treaty. The centerpiece of the book are the ten reasons that the author, Dr. Dan Gerstein, posits make the BWC the most important treaty of the 21st Century that most people have never heard of. Find out why the BWC is central to our national security and what can and must be done to ensure its continued relevance.
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About the Author: Dr. Daniel M. Gerstein is a security and defense professional who has served in a variety of positions as a Senior Executive Service (SES) government civilian, in uniform, and in industry. He is currently serving as the Deputy Under Secretary for Science & Technology in the Department of Homeland Security. He is also an Adjunct Professor at American University in Washington, DC at the School of International Service (SIS).