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Jonathan Kelman

Jonathan Kelman

Instructor, School of Sustainability

jonathan.kelman@asu.edu

School of Sustainability
Arizona State University
PO Box 875502
Tempe, AZ 84287-5502

Titles

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Instructor, School of Sustainability

Biography

Jonathan Kelman was born and raised in North Carolina.  He earned a BA in Nuclear Studies from University of North Carolina, Asheville, and his Masters and PhD in Political Science are from the University of California, Irvine in 2013.  His dissertation work focused on the global black and grey markets in dual-use nuclear technology.  He has also worked for an energy consulting firm (Mathis Consulting) in NC, where he compared the cost of implementing greater efficiency standards in state building codes with the cost of building new generating plants.  He currently lives in NW Tempe with his wife Candice and their daughter, Sophia.

Education

  • PhD, Political Science, University of California-Irvine, 2013
  • MA, Political Science, University of California-Irvine, 2009
  • BA (magna cum laude), Interdisciplinary Studies, University of North Carolina-Asheville, 2004

Expertise

Journal Articles

2015

Kelman, J. H. 2015. Sourcing the mail order bomb: The evolution of the A. Q. Khan network and its implications. Comparative Strategy 34(1):44-63. DOI: 10.1080/01495933.2014.962966. (link )

Kelman, J. H. 2015. States can play, too: Constructing a typology of state participation in illicit flows. Crime, Law and Social Change 1-9. DOI: 10.1007/s10611-015-9568-4. (link )

Presentations

2013

Kelman, J. H. 2013. You can't buy love, but you can buy the bomb: Nuclear diffusions in the age of export controls. Presentation at the International Studies Association, April 6, 2013, San Francisco, CA.

2011

Kelman, J. H. 2011. Globalization and illicit flows of nuclear technology: The evolution of the A.Q. Khan network. Presentation at the International Studies Association, March 18, 2011, Montreal, Quebec.

Kelman, J. H. 2011. The mail order bomb over time: The evolution of the AQ Khan network. Presentation at the International Studies Association South, October 14, 2011, Elon, NC.

2010

Kelman, J. H. 2010. Illicit flows: Enemy of the state? A review of literature. Presentation at the International Studies Association, February 2010, New Orleans, LA.

2008

Kelman, J. H. 2008. Globalized insurgent networks and counterinsurgency: Sri Lanka and the LTTE. Presentation at the International Studies Association West, September 2008, San Francisco, CA.

Kelman, J. H. 2008. Illegal flows, state power and the Pakistani nuclear weapoms program; A different kind of power shift. Presentation at the International Studies Association, March 2008, San Francisco, CA.

2006

Kelman, J. H. 2006. The evolution of state nuclear weapons programs: The trend toward off-the-shelf proliferation. Presentation at the International Studies Association - West, September 2006, Las Vegas, NV.

Conference Papers

2012

Kelman, J. H., E. B. Edwards, R. P. Larson, B. Herring and R. C. Mathis. 2012. The price of business-as-usual: Two energy futures for the Carolinas. Pp. S-256-S267 2012 ACEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Fueling Our Future with Efficiency. Washington DC. (link )

Magazine Articles

2009

Kelman, J. H. 2009. The state as victim and beneficiary of illicit flows. World Politics Review. (September 15, 2009):. (link )