Event: Spring 2014 Board of Advisors Dinner
Date: April 20, 2014 Duration: 48 minutes
Michael Nacht is the Thomas and Alison Schneider Professor in Public Policy and was Dean of the Goldman School from 1998 to 2008. He is a specialist on U.S. national security policy and management strategies for complex organizations.
Nacht served as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Global Strategic Affairs (2009-10) for which he received the Distinguished Public Service Award, the Department's highest civilian honor. Previously, he was Assistant Director for Strategic and Eurasian Affairs of the US Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (1994-97), during which time he participated in five Presidential summits.
Nacht is the author or co-author of five books and over 80 articles and book chapters on nuclear weapons policy, regional security issues, among other areas.