Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Nina Tannenwald

Do the Geneva Conventions Matter?

February 12, 2018

Nina Tannenwald, Director of the International Relations Program, co-edited the new book, Do the Geneva Conventions Matter?, offering a comparative analysis of the laws that govern warfare.


Nina Tannenwald: How to pay for new AAA stadium

June 25, 2015 Providence Journal

Nina Tannenwald in the Providence Journal, "But, say, why shouldn’t the PawSox owners fund their skyboxes the way my daughter’s teachers fund their teaching supplies? The PawSox owners could put in a request for $120 million, the amount they initially requested from the state, through a crowdsourcing website."


HuffPo Essay Cites Tannenwald, Warns of Shelf Life of Nuclear Taboo

February 16, 2011

An essay in Huffington Post recently cited Associate Professor Nina Tannenwald and her book, The Nuclear Taboo: The United States and the Non-Use of Nuclear Weapons since 1945 (Cambridge University Press, 2007), as a starting point in urging aggressive pursuit of nuclear disarmament. Suggesting that taboos “have a limited shelf life,” commentator Russ Wellen argues that “we need to make use of the nuclear taboo as a springboard to disarmament before its expiration date."