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Eugene B. Kogan



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Eugene B. Kogan

Eugene B. Kogan is Research Director of the American Secretaries of State Project, a joint initiative of the Future of Diplomacy Project at Harvard Kennedy School, the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, and Harvard Business School. Dr. Kogan leads the research efforts as the new project prepares to interview all former U.S. Secretaries of State about the most demanding and consequential negotiations they conducted while serving in the nation’s highest foreign policy office. Dr. Kogan is a former Stanton Nuclear Security Postdoctoral Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School. He specializes in coercive negotiations and holds a PhD in politics from Brandeis University. Dr. Kogan is working on a book about nuclear negotiations based on his doctoral thesis, which was awarded the Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation’s 2014 Raiffa Award for the Best Student Doctoral Paper. His most recent publication is a book chapter that examines the use of economic incentives and pressure in nuclear negotiations with Iran.