Seton Hall Graduate Degree in International Affairs
Seton Hall Graduate Degree in International Affairs

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Mary Olson

Mary Olson is a staff biologist at the Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS), a nonprofit educational organization based in Takoma Park, Md., focused on nuclear power, radioactive waste, radiation and sustainable energy issues since 1978. She is also acting director of the Gender and Radiation Impact Project, which is based in Asheville, N.C., where Olson lives. Olson has a B.A. from Reed College, with a double major in biology and history of science and later studied chemistry and biochemistry at Purdue University.

The new nuclear weapons ban treaty, to be most likely adopted by the United Nations General Assembly this week, arises from hope for our future. The negotiations for the treaty have elevated new information about the damage from ionizing…
 
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