The article in the current edition of Strategic Studies Quarterly: Conventional Arms and Nuclear Peace, is co-written by AFIT's Dr. Adam Lowther, Director, School of Advanced Nuclear Deterrence Studies at Kirtland AFB and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nuclear Engineering within AFIT's Graduate School of Engineering and Management.
Dr. Lowther (BA, Arizona State University MA, Arizona State University PhD, University of Alabama) previously served as a Research Professor and Director of the Center for Academic and Professional Journals at the Air Force Research Institute (AFRI), Maxwell AFB, AL. His principal research interests include deterrence, airpower, and the Asia-Pacific.
Dr. Lowther is the author or editor of six books and more than 100 articles. He has published in the New York Times, Boston Globe, Joint Forces Quarterly, Strategic Studies Quarterly and a variety of other journals and outlets.
Prior to joining AFRI Dr. Lowther served on the faculty of two universities where he taught courses in international relations, political economy, security studies, and comparative politics.
Early in his career Dr. Lowther served in the US Navy aboard the USS Ramage (DDG-61). He also spent time at CINCUSNAVEUR-London and with Naval Marine Construction Battalion 17.