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Rebecca Slayton

Director, Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies (on leave fall 2018)
Rebecca Slayton


Rebecca Slayton is an associate director of science and technology studies whose research and teaching examine the relationships between and among risk, governance, and expertise, with a focus on international security and cooperation since World War II.

Her work is supported by a five-year National Science Foundation CAREER award, “Enacting Cybersecurity Expertise.” Slayton is also co-coordinator of the Einaudi Center's Cybersecurity and Nuclear Energy working groups and a project lead on research funded by the Department of Homeland Security's Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute.