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George Perkins Marsh Institute

Gordon Thompson, Research Professor

Thompson The George Perkins Marsh Institute
Clark University
Worcester, MA 01610-1477
508.751.4622 phone
508.751.4600 fax

Current Research Interests

  • Global human security
  • Decision making for the sustainability transition
  • Cooperative management of natural resources
  • Environmental and security impacts of hazardous technologies
  • Citizen diplomacy

Selected Publications

Thompson, Gordon. 2012. Unmasking the truth: The science and policy of low-dose ionizing radiation. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 68 no. 3: 44-50.

Thompson, Gordon. 2011. New and Significant Information from the Fukushima Daiichi Accident in the Context of Future Operation of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant. A report for the Attorney General, Commonwealth of Massachusetts. June.

Thompson, Gordon, and Paula Gutlove. 2006. Using psychosocial healing in postconflict reconstruction. In The psychology of resolving global conflicts: From war to peace, eds., Mari Fitzduff and Chris E. Stout. Praeger Security International.

Thompson, Gordon. 2006. What role for nuclear power in a sustainable civilization? The Green Cross Optimist (Spring): 28-30.

Thompson, Gordon. 2005. Reasonably foreseeable security events: Potential threats to options for long-term management of UK radioactive waste. A report for the UK Government's Committee on Radioactive Waste Management. November.

Thompson, Gordon. 2005. Plasma, policy and progress. The Australian Mathematical Society Gazette 32, no. 3: 162-168.

Thompson, Gordon. 2005. Designing infrastructure for new goals and constraints. Proceedings of the conference, Working Together: R&D Partnerships in Homeland Security, Boston, Massachusetts, 27-28 April 2005, sponsored by the US Department of Homeland Security.

Thompson, Gordon. 2005. Safety of the proposed South African Pebble Bed Modular Reactor. A report for the Legal Resources Centre, Cape Town, South Africa. January.