Rebecca Johnson : Executive Director

Rebecca Johnson

Executive Director

Dr Rebecca Johnson is executive director of the Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy and founding president of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN, 2017 Nobel Peace Laureate) in Geneva. Since Acronym's journal "Disarmament Diplomacy" closed in 2009, Dr Johnson's publications have included "Unfinished Business", based on her PhD from LSE on multilateral diplomacy and the CTBT, and numerous academic analyses on nonproliferation, disarmament, and humanitarian strategies to ban nuclear weapons, including the Oxford Handbook of Modern Diplomacy and over 50 articles on openDemocracy. More detail on her writings and activism over four decades of feminist peace activism are provided below.

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Dr. Natalie Goldring :

Dr. Natalie Goldring

Dr. Natalie Goldring is a Senior Fellow and an Adjunct Full Professor in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University, and a Visiting Professor of the Practice in the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University.

She is also a member of the core leadership team for the International Action Network on Small Arms, developing strategy and writing briefing papers for international meetings on the Programme of Action on Small Arms and Light Weapons.

She has written extensively on small arms and light weapons, the international arms trade, and nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament.