Marie Chevrier

Marie Chevrier is Professor of Public Policy and Administration at Rutgers University-Camden. Dr. Chevrier received her B.A. from the University of Nebraska and her Master’s and Ph.D. in public policy from Harvard University. Her research focuses on analysis of the arms control negotiations and implementation in particular the negotiations to control chemical and biological weapons.

Dr. Chevrier was chair of the BioWeapons Prevention Project, a Geneva based civil society network from 2008-2011. She is an active member of the Pugwash Study Group on the Implementation of the Chemical and Biological Weapons Conventions. The Pugwash organization was the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1995.  Dr. Chevrier has been designated an expert on security and disarmament matters by The Weapons of Mass Destruction Branch of the United Nations Department for Disarmament Affairs (DDA) and an expert by the International Committee of the Red Cross. In 2010, she received an alumni achievement award from the University of Nebraska. 

Dr. Chevrier’s research on negotiations has appeared in Politics and the Life Science, The Non-Proliferation Review, Arms Control Today, Contemporary Security Policy, The Washington Post, The Newsletter of the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, Disarmament Diplomacy and other publications.  She edited Implementation of Legally Binding Measures to Strengthen the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention and Incapacitating Biochemical Weapons: Promise or Peril?

Dr. Chevrier has given lectures and workshops at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Princeton University, Harvard University, The London School of Economics, the University of Guanajuato, Mexico, the United Nations in Geneva, and many others. She has taught negotiations and conflict resolution at Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi, India as a Fulbright Scholar and at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.