• Selected Recent & Upcoming Talks




    Photo: M.X. Mitchell, 2016, view of lagoon from the University of the Pacific campus, Long Island, Majuro Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands.

    Photo: B. Takala Abraham, 2016, sharing research and swapping stories with community members from Enewetak Atoll courtesy of Elimoñdik: Enewetak-Enjebi Sustainability Leadership Organization, Majuro Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands.


    “Nuclear Technologies as Engines of Inequality,” Symposium on Nuclear History Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Bombings of Hiroshima & Nagasaki, Bowdoin College, September 2021.


    “Radiation & Litigation: Problems & Prospects,” Multidisciplinary Workshop on Radiation Protection and the Linear Non-Threshold Model of Exposure, Georgetown Environmental Initiative, Georgetown University, March 2020.


    “The Nuclear Charter,” Shelby Cullom Davis Center Seminar, Princeton University, February 2020.


    “The Dilemma of Nuclear Insecurity and the Limits of Law,” Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University, January 2020.


    “Settling for Less: Uncertainty & Time in Reparation for Envirotechnical Harm,” Society for the History of Technology, Milan, Italy, October 2019.


    “The Atomic Imperium,” American Studies Colloquium, Purdue University, September 2019.


    "On the Edge of American Empire: Territoriality, Indigeneity, and Belonging in the Nuclear Pacific," American Historical Association, Chicago, IL, January 2019.


    "States of Survival: Indigenous Political Futures after Environmental Injustice in the Marshall Islands," Pacific History Association, Cambridge, United Kingdom, December 2018.


    "Experiments in Colonialism & Experiments as Colonialism: The Making of the US Pacific Proving Grounds," History of Science Society, Seattle, WA, November 2018.


    Photo: 2016, meeting Her Excellency President Hilda Heine at the Tide Table, Majuro Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands.