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Linda Marie Richards, Ph.D. (ABD)
 
Pugwash Related Projects: 
Rocks and Reactors: The Origins of Radiation Exposure Disparity, 1941-1979.
I research the conception of radiation health safety and the nuclear age in the Oregon State University Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Special Collections, where some of the records of Pugwash are available.

Research Interests: 
Radiation Health Safety, Global Nuclear Weapons Disarmament, Uranium Mining, Nuclear Power, Nuclear Pollution, Environmental History, Law, Human Rights, Environmental Justice, Ethics, Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Peace Leadership

Region of Investigation: Primarily North America and Europe but also other countries that developed nuclear power and Indigenous First Nations
Period of Investigation: before 1950
Pugwash Related Publications:
  • Richards, Linda M.: Fallout Suits and Human Rights: Disrupting the Technocratic Narrative”, in: Peace and Change Journal of Peace History 38, no.1 (January 2013): 56-82. (This recent article discusses ideas of radiation, contamination and concerns Ava Helen and Linus Pauling important members of Pugwash.)
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