NPIHP Welcomes Ruud van Dijk

May 01, 2014

Dr. Ruud van DijkNPIHP Partner Dr. Ruud van Dijk of the University of Amsterdam will join the Wilson Center as a visting public policy scholar during during spring 2014. His project, "The 'Euromissile Crisis,' the Dutch, and Changing Perceptions of Nuclear Weapons, 1977-1987," revisits the controversy over NATO plans for hte deployment of new intermediate range nuclear missiles in Europe with the help of newly available archival materials from several countries. The project will explore the exact nature and provenance of Dutch reservations, the way allied governments responded to them, and the consequences for NATO's nuclear posture in Europe. 

Experts & Staff

  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Leopoldo Nuti // Co-Director, Nuclear Proliferation International History Project; Public Policy Scholar
  • Evan Pikulski // Program Assistant