The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation is proud to offer a Speakers Bureau for groups interested in learning more about the abolition of nuclear weapons, peace and security, missile defense, international law, peace education and more. Please read below for available speakers biographical information and topics. For more information or to book a speaker, please contact us at (805) 965-3443.



David Krieger


Topics: nuclear abolition, peace, international law

David Krieger is a founder of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, and has served as President of the Foundation since 1982. Dr. Krieger has lectured throughout the United States, Europe and Asia on issues of peace, security, international law, and the abolition of nuclear weapons.


Richard Falk

Senior Vice President

Topics: international law, United Nations, nuclear abolition

Richard Falk is the Albert G. Milbank Professor Emeritus of International Law and Practice at Princeton University. He is a recipient of the UNESCO Peace Education Prize. Prof. Falk has provided expert testimony in many high profile cases and legislative and administrative hearings. He is the author, co-author or editor of more than 40 books on international law and the law of war.


Rick Wayman

Director of Programs & Operations

Topics: status of nuclear weapons worldwide; youth participation in the nuclear disarmament movement; how to pursue a career in a non-profit organization; writing effective op-eds and letters to the editor

Rick Wayman joined the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation as Director of Programs and Operations in 2007. He has a Bachelor’s degree in International Business from Marquette University and a Master’s degree in Intercultural Service, Leadership and Management from the School for International Training.


Paul K. Chappell

Peace Leadership Director

Topics: Peace leadership; Are humans naturally violent?; Will War Ever End? Shaping a peace movement

Paul graduated from West Point in 2002, was deployed to Iraq, and left active duty in November 2009 as a Captain. He began working at NAPF in 2009, and is the author of four books: Will War Ever End?, The End of War, Peaceful Revolution, and The Art of Waging Peace. Lecturing across the country and internationally, he also teaches college course and workshops on Peace Leadership. Click here to visit his author website.


Dr. Jimmy Hara

NAPF Board Member

Topics: Peace; Nuclear abolition; Role of physicians in the abolition of nuclear weapons

Dr. Jimmy Hara is a Professor of Clinical Family Medicine at the UCLA School of Medicine.


Alice Slater

New York Representative

Topics: Nuclear history; Obstacles and opportunities for nuclear abolition; Article 9 and the movement to abolish war

Alice Slater is the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation’s New York representative.  She is a member of the Global Council of Abolition 2000, a global network working for a treaty to eliminate nuclear weapons and directs the network’s Sustainable Energy Working Group which produced a model statute for an International Renewable Energy Agency.


Martin Hellman

NAPF Associate

Topics: Risk analysis of nuclear weapons; cryptography and nuclear weapons

Martin E. Hellman is a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (USA) and Professor Emeritus at Stanford University. He is best known as co-inventor of public key cryptography, he has also worked for over 25 years to reduce the nuclear threat.


Bill Wickersham

NAPF Peace Leader

Topics: Overcoming social and psychological obstacles to nuclear disarmament; The role of peace and justice studies in nuclear disarmament; Nuclear disarmament education

Bill Wickersham is an educational psychologist and peace educator who has taught at the Universities of Missouri, Iowa, and Southern Illinois;  and at Prescott College in Prescott, Arizona. Since 1996, he has served as an Adjunct Professor of Peace Studies at the University of Missouri, and is a member of the Missouri University Nuclear Disarmament Education Team (MUNDET).