Student event

Inside the future of arms control

Join Dr. Jane Vaynman (Senior Advisor, Bureau of Arms Control and Verification) for a lunch discussion at the Hertie School on the future of arms control!

In this lunch session, Dr. Jane Vaynman (Senior Advisor, U.S. Bureau of Arms Control and Verification) will share her insights on the role of various possible approaches to arms control in the current and future security environment.

Organised by the Centre for International Security, this small-scale event will include a short presentation followed by an open, off-the-record discussion, so it is strongly recommended that students come prepared with questions. Please note that space is limited and this event may fill up; early registration is encouraged. The event is open to Hertie School students and alumni only. Participants will receive an email prior to the event with the room number.


  • Dr. Jane Vaynman is a Senior Advisor in the Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance at the U.S. Department of State. She is currently on leave from her academic position as an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Temple University. Dr. Vaynman’s research focuses on security cooperation between adversarial states, the design of arms control agreements, and the effects of technology on international institutions. From 2021-2022 she was the Lightening Scholar at Perry World House at the University of Pennsylvania. She has previously held positions at the Institute for Security and Conflict Studies at the Elliott School of International Affairs, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. She received her PhD in Government from Harvard University.