Sharon Tanzer is the Institute's vice president and a member
of the Board of Directors. She was co-editor of Averting a
Nuclear Arms Race in Latin America (Macmillan, 1991), the
proceedings of the Institute's 1989 Montevideo conference. She
was rapporteur and editor of the Tritium Factor,
(Nuclear Control Institute/American Academy of Arts and Sciences,
1989), the proceedings of a 1988 nuclear arms control workshop
co-sponsored by NCI and the Academy. She was also project
coordinator for the Institute's International Task Force on
Prevention of Nuclear Terrorism. She has organized and
participated in the Institute's meetings and briefings on nuclear
proliferation and nuclear terrorism issues in Europe, India,
Japan, and Latin America.
Ms. Tanzer received her Bachelor of Arts degree in history, cum laude, from Barnard College in 1962. She spent the
following year as a Fulbright Fellow at the University of
Bordeaux, France, and then earned a master's degree in European
history from Stanford University in 1964.
Her responsibilities include the Institute's initiatives in
Germany and on EURATOM and matters relating to the transport of
nuclear materials and nuclear waste.