Department of Political Science invites attendees for presentation on challenges of international diplomacy at International Atomic Energy Agency in time of crisis

Published: March 29, 2022

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The Department of Political Science would like to invite members of the Auburn Family and the surrounding community to attend a presentation this Thursday, March 31, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. CST on the role of the International Atomic Energy Agency, or IAEA, and the many challenges it faces as it seeks to promote the safe, secure and peaceful use of nuclear technologies.

The guest speaker is John Dewes, a nuclear engineer with the IAEA. Prior to his posting in Vienna, Dewes served as the director of Global Security at the Savannah River National Laboratory from 2010-18 and as senior technical advisor at the Idaho National Laboratory from 2012-18.

All Auburn University students, faculty and staff and the public are cordially invited to attend in person in Room 3129 of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library, or virtually via Zoom.

The IAEA is an independent intergovernmental, science and technology-based organization in the United Nations family that serves as the global focal point for nuclear cooperation. To learn more about the role of the IAEA, click here.

For additional information, contact Matt Clary in the Department of Political Science at

Submitted by: Matt Clary