Kosta Tsipis papers
Scope and Contents of the Collection
The October 2015 accrual (boxes 14-24) consists of Kosta Tsipis’s writings on arms control between 1960 and 2000 as well as incoming and outgoing correspondence, some in Greek, between 1972 and 2000.
- 1960 - 2000
- Tsipis, Kosta (Person)
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Tsipis came to MIT in 1966. He was a research associate in the Department of Physics and Laboratory for Nuclear Science (1966-1968), Associate Professor of Physics (1968-1971), Research Fellow in Biology (1971-1973), Research Fellow at the Center for International Studies (1973-1978), and Research Scientist in Physics (1978-1983) and at the Program in Science, Technology and Society (1983-1994).
In 1978 he co-founded the MIT Program in Science and Technology for International Security (PSTIS) and was its Associate Director (1978-1982), Co-Director (1982-1983), and Director (1983- ). He has been involved in arms control studies and advocacy for many years and has sat on the Board of Directors or Board of Advisors for a number of groups, including the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), the World Council of Churches (WCC), and the Greek Institute for International Security Studies (GIISS). He was the founder and Chair of GIISS (1987-1993), consultant for SIPRI (1973-1978), and Scientific Advisor to WCC (1984-1991).
24 Cubic Feet (24 record cartons)
Language of Materials
Greek, Modern (1453-)
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