Dr. David W. Kearn, Jr. is an associate professor of Government & Politics at St. John’s University in Queens, New York. His research focuses on the impact of technological change on military affairs, international relations theory, arms control, terrorism, and U.S. foreign policy. His new book, Great Power Security Cooperation: Arms Control and the Challenge of Technological Change, was published by Lexington Books in 2014. During the 2016-2017 academic year, Dr. Kearn will serve in the Defense Department as an International Affairs Fellow in Nuclear Security, thanks to the generosity and support of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Stanton Foundation. Dr. Kearn received his Doctorate in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia. He also received a Master of Public Policy Degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and a B.A. from Amherst College. He is a Boston native.