Scott D. Sagan

Stanford University

Bio

Scott Sagan is the Caroline S.G. Munro Professor of Political Science, the Mimi and Peter Haas University Fellow in Undergraduate Education, and senior fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation and the Freeman Spogli Institute at Stanford University. He also serves as project chair for the American Academy of Arts and Sciences' Initiative on New Dilemmas in Ethics, Technology, and War.

Featured Work

U.S. Army soldiers in Iraq, March 2008. CREDIT: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/soldiersmediacenter/2340862578">The U.S. Army</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">(CC)</a>

JAN 27, 2020 Podcast

Just War, Unjust Soldiers, & American Public Opinion, with Scott D. Sagan

Do soldiers fighting for a "just cause" have more rights than soldiers fighting on the other side? In this interview following up on an "Ethics & ...

"Baker" explosion, part of U.S. military's Operation Crossroads. Bikini Atoll, Micronesia, July 1946. CREDIT: <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Operation_Crossroads_Baker_Edit.jpg">U.S. Deptartment of Defense</a>

AUG 4, 2017 Podcast

Scott D. Sagan on the Nuclear Necessity Principle

Major changes must be made if U.S. nuclear war plans are to conform to the principles of just war doctrine and the law of ...