Michael Klare

Five College Lecturer in Government

Michael Klare

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Hampshire College



Michael Klare is Five College professor of peace and world security studies, and director of the Five College Program in Peace and World Security Studies (PAWSS). He holds bachelors and masters degrees from Columbia University and a doctorate from the Graduate School of the Union Institute. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including American Arms Supermarket (1984), Low-Intensity Warfare(1988), Peace and World Security Studies: A Curriculum Guide (1998), Rogue States and Nuclear Outlaws (1995) and Light Weapons and Civil Conflict (1999).

Klare's articles on international relations and military affairs have appeared in many journals, including Arms Control TodayBulletin of the Atomic ScientistsCurrent HistoryForeign AffairsHarper'sThe Nation and Technology Review. He serves on the board of the Arms Control Association and the Educational Foundation for Nuclear Science, and is a member of the Committee on International Security Studies of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.