Oral history interview with Deana Arsenian 1999

Oral history interview with Deana Arsenian 1999

 

 

Name:
Arsenian, Deana, 1958- (Interviewee); Zane, Sharon (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with Deana Arsenian 1999
Abstract:
Childhood: born Yerevan, Armenia, raised Moscow, Russia; immigration to U.S., 1975; education: Briarcliff College 1976-1977, B.A., political science, Barnard College 1977-1980, School of International Affairs, Columbia University, 1982-1984; Russian Institute/Harriman Institute at Columbia University: cultivating support, excitement of the time, mission; Carnegie Corporation of New York [Carnegie]: development of international division, vision of new president and involvement, training, security studies, criticisms; Carnegie Avoiding Nuclear War Program: president's insistence, nation's difficulties in discussing issue, revitalization of institutions, pursuit of agenda through funding, promotion of U.S.-Soviet relations and understanding; work as program officer: becoming an issues generalist, diplomacy, proposal receptions and decisions, meetings; Brown University: director of Center for Foreign Policy Development, part-time work for Carnegie; return to Carnegie.
Collection Name:
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 2
Subjects:
Nuclear nonproliferation; United States--Foreign relations--Soviet Union; Soviet Union--Foreign relations--United States; Arsenian, Deana, 1958-; Columbia University Alumni and alumnae; Carnegie Corporation of New York; Brown University. Center for Foreign Policy Development
Format:
oral histories
Genre:
Interviews
Origin Information:
1999.
Physical Description:
60 pages; sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Note (Biographical):
Foundation Program Officer.
Note (Funding):
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note:
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010.Interviewed by: Sharon Zane on May 12 and August 8, 1999.Service copy (44 kHz, 16 bit) and rendered version (96 kHz, 24 bit) of sound file derived from a digital preservation master digitized at 96 kHz, 24 bit.
Note (Provenance):
Gift of Deana Arsenian
Language:
English
Library Location:
Oral History Archives at Columbia, Columbia University
Digital Project:
Carnegie Digital Past and Future
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-w86v-ga35