Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste in the United States (2006); Medical Isotope Production without Highly Enriched Uranium (2009); and America’s Energy Future: Technology and Transformation (2009). Before joining the NRC staff, Dr. Crowley held teaching/research positions at Miami University of Ohio, the University of Oklahoma, and the U.S. Geological Survey. He received his Ph.D. in geology from Princeton University.
Benjamin Rusek works as a program officer for the Committee on International Security and Arms Control (CISAC) at the U.S. National Academy of Sciences on projects related to nonproliferation, arms control, and the misuse of science and technology. Mr. Rusek manages CISAC’s interaction with the Chinese People’s Association for Peace and Disarmament in Beijing, CISAC’s sub panel examining threats related to biological weapons and dual use biotechonolgy and serves as program staff on CISAC’s “Track II” dialogues and CISAC-administered National Research Council studies. Outside of the NAS, Mr. Rusek is the chair of the Executive Board of International Student Young Pugwash (ISYP) and frequently works with the Nobel Peace Prize winning Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs. Previously, he held various positions at the Henry L. Stimson Center, the Arms Control Association, and the National Air and Space Museum (as an Ohio State University John Glenn Institute Policy Fellow). Mr. Rusek has political science degrees from Ohio State University and Purdue University, where he was the president of Purdue University Student Pugwash.