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William Perry

William Perry

Emeritus
Professor Emeritus, Management Science and Engineering; Michael and Barbara Berberian Professor; Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies; Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution by courtesy
PhD 1957, Penn State

Perry is well known internationally to the arms control community through his many contributions to the field of international security, and he currently co-directs the Stanford-Harvard Preventive Defense Project. He leads the development of a strong new academic focus in science and technology policy using MS&E core concepts. Honors include:

  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • National Academy of Engineering
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom (1997)
  • U.S. Department of Defense Distinguished Service Medal (1980) (1981)