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Associate Professor Ronald E. Doel
Pugwash Related Projects: Several books in preparation, including on the rise of the physical environmental sciences in the Cold War and the integration of scientists into U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War era. None are 'Pugwash' projects strictly defined.

Research Interests: History of Cold War Science; physical environmental sciences; history of Arctic science and technology; visual narratives of science, nineteenth century to present.

Region of Investigation: North America; Europe; Arctic; global.
Period of Investigation: before 1950, 1951-1960, 1961-1970, 1971-1980
Pugwash Related Publications:
  • Doel, Ronald E. "Internationalism in Science since 1940." Invited contribution for David N. Livingstone and Ronald L. Numbers, eds., The Cambridge History of Science Vol. 8: Modern Science in National and International Context (New York: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).
  • Doel, Ronald E. "What About Scientific Intelligence?" Centaurus Spotlight Contribution, Vol. 57 (2010), 311-322.
  • Harper, Kristine C. and Ronald E. Doel. 2010. "Environmental Diplomacy in the Cold War: Weather Control, the United States, and India (1966-1967)." In John R. McNeill and Corinna M. Unger, eds., Environmental Histories of the Cold War (New York: Cambridge University Press), pp 115-137.
  • Doel, Ronald E. and Kristine C. Harper. 2006. "Prometheus Unleashed: Science as a Diplomatic Weapon in the Lyndon B. Johnson Administration." In John Krige and Kai-Henrik Barth, eds., Global Power Knowledge: Science, Technology, and International Affairs. Osiris 21, pp. 66-85.
  • Doel, Ronald E., Dieter Hoffmann, and Nikolai Krementsov, 2005. "National States and International Science: A Comparative History of International Science Congresses in Hitler's Germany, Stalin's Russia, and Cold War United States." Osiris 20, pp. 49-76.
  • Doel, Ronald E., 2004. "Roger Adams: Linking University Science with Policy on the World Stage." Peer-reviewed chapter in Lillian Hoddeson, ed., No Boundaries: University of Illinois Vignettes (Champaign-Urbana: University of Illinois Press), pp. 124-144.
  • Doel, Ronald E. and Zuoyue Wang, 2001. "Science and Technology in American Foreign Policy." In Alexander DeConde, Richard Dean Burns and Fredrik Logevall, eds., Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, Rev. Ed. (New York: Charles Scribners' Sons), pp. 443-459.
  • Doel, Ronald E. and Allan A. Needell, 1997. "Science, Scientists, and the CIA: Balancing International Ideals, National Needs, and Professional Opportunities." In Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones and Christopher Andrew, eds., Eternal Vigilance? Fifty Years of the CIA, special edition of Intelligence and National Security and separate book (London: Frank Cass, Publishers), pp. 59-81.
  • Doel, Ronald E., 1997. "Scientists as Policymakers, Advisors, and Intelligence Agents: Linking Diplomatic History with the History of Science." In Thomas Söderqvist, ed., The Historiography of The History of Contemporary Science, Technology, and Medicine (London: Harwood Academic Press), pp. 33-62.
  • Doel, Ronald E., 1992. "Evaluating Soviet Lunar Science in Cold War America." Osiris 7 ("Science after Forty" volume, Arnold Thackray, ed.), pp. 238-264.
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