Publications

Books and Monographs

John Steinbruner, Elisa D. Harris, Nancy Gallagher, Stacy M. Okutani, Controlling Dangerous Pathogens, (CISSM, March 2007)

Articles and Op-Eds

Elisa D. Harris, "Controlling Dangerous Pathogens: A Proposed International Biosecurity System", (in Uganda National Academy of Sciences, Promoting Biosafety and Biosecurity Within the Life Sciences: An International Workshop for East Africa, UNAS Press, 2008)

Elisa D. Harris, "Killers in the Lab", (Op-ed, New York Times, 08/11/2008)

Elisa D. Harris, "U.S. Efforts to Investigate and Attribute the Use of Biological Weapons", (in Anne L. Clunan, Peter R. Lavoy, and Susan B. Martin, eds., Terrorism, War, or Disease?, Stanford University Press, July 2008)

Elisa D. Harris, "Dual Use Biotechnology Research: The Case for Protective Oversight", (in Brian Rappert and Caitriona McLeish, eds., A Web of Prevention: Biological Weapons, Life Sciences and the Governance of Research, Earthscan, London, October 2007)

Elisa D. Harris and John Steinbruner, "Scientific Openness and National Security after 9/11", (CBW Conventions Bulletin, March 2005)

Elisa D. Harris, "Threat Reduction and North Korea's CBW Programs", (The Nonproliferation Review Fall/Winter, 2004)

Elisa D. Harris, "The Evil Twin of Research: Bioterror", (Los Angeles Times, 03/16/2004)

John Steinbruner and Elisa D. Harris, "Dangerous Research: When Science Breeds Nightmares", (International Herald Tribune, 12/03/2003)

Elisa D. Harris and Ivo H. Daalder, "What's Missing?", (San Jose Mercury News, 10/05/2003)

John Steinbruner and Elisa D. Harris, "Controlling Dangerous Pathogens", (Issues in Science and Technology, Spring, 2003)

Elisa D. Harris, "Nonlethal Chemical Weapons Pose Different Threat", (The Baltimore Sun, 03/27/2003)

Elisa D. Harris, "The Iraqi VX Warhead Threat: Hype vs. Reality", (Nonproliferation Literature Review, 01/27/2003)

Elisa D. Harris, "Chemical and Biological Weapons: Prospects and Priorities after 9/11", (The Brookings Review, Summer, 2002)

Elisa D. Harris and Ivo H. Daalder, "A Last Chance for Saddam Hussein", (The New York Times, 03/24/2002)

Elisa D. Harris, "Research Not to be Hidden", (New York Times, 09/06/2001)

Elisa D. Harris, "Bioweapons Treaty: Still a Good Idea", (Christian Science Monitor, 08/24/2001)

Conference Reports, Presentations and Other Documents

Elisa D. Harris, "Statement on the Select Agent Regulations”, (Public Consultation Meeting of the Working Group on Strengthening the Biosecurity of the United States, Bethesda, Maryland, May 2009)

Elisa D. Harris, Controlling Dangerous Pathogens Project: Recent Activities, (Regional Biosecurity Workshop, Alexandria, Egypt, February 2009)

Elisa D. Harris, Controlling Dangerous Pathogens: A Prototype Protective Oversight System, (Presentation on a panel on "Dual Use at the Cutting Edge - What to do About Oversight?" at the BWC Meeting of Experts, Geneva, Switzerland, 08/19/2008)

Elisa D. Harris, Plenary Statement, (Statement at BWC Experts Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 08/18/2008)

Elisa D. Harris, "Responsibilities and Process for the Identification and Oversight of Dual Use Research of Concern", (Statement for the U.S. Government Public Consultation Meeting on Oversight of Dual Use Life Sciences Research, National Institutes of Health, 07/15/2008)

Elisa D. Harris, Controlling Dangerous Pathogens Project Regional Workshop on Dual-Use Research: Meeting Report, (Presentation at the Controlling Dangerous Pathogens Project Regional Workshop on Dual-Use Research, Teresopolis, Brazil, December 2006)

Elisa D. Harris, "Controlling Dangerous Pathogens Project Regional Workshop on Dual-Use Research: Meeting Report", (Matrahaza, Hungary, May 2006, )

Elisa D. Harris, Michael Imperiale, Ottorino Cosivi, Ronald Atlas, John Steinbruner, "Biosecurity Challenges in the Post 9-11 World", (Presentation in the Panel "Biosecurity Challenges in the Post 9-11 World" at American Association for the Advancement of Science, Annual Meeting, St. Louis, 02/18/2006)

Elisa D. Harris, "Biological Threat Reduction: Opportunities and Obstacles", (Presentation before the Russian American Nuclear Security Advisory Council, 05/20/2005)

Elisa D. Harris, "Outlawing Chemical and Biological Weapons", (presentation at The Paul C. Warnke Conference on the Past, Present and Future of Arms Control, 01/28/2004)

Elisa D. Harris, "Another Approach to Controlling Dangerous Pathogens", (Presentation at a symposium on National Security and Biological Research: "Where are the Boundaries?" The New York Academy of Sciences, 11/11/2003)

Elisa D. Harris, "Controlling Dangerous Pathogens", (Statement at the BWC Meeting of Experts in Geneva, Switzerland, 08/18/2003)

Elisa D. Harris, "Controlling Dangerous Pathogens", (Presentation at the BWC Meeting of Experts in Geneva, Switzerland, 08/18/2003)

Elisa D. Harris, Testimony on "Multilateral Non-Proliferation Regimes, Weapons of Mass Destruction and the War on Terrorism", (Statement before the Subcommittee on International Security, Proliferation, and Federal Services of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, U.S. Senate, 02/12/2002)

Elisa D. Harris, Testimony on "Russia, Iraq, and Other Potential Sources of Anthrax, Smallpox, and other Terrorist Weapons", (Statement before the Committee on International Relations, U.S. House of Respresentatives, 12/05/2001)

Elisa D. Harris, "Testimony on The Biological Weapons Convention: Rethinking Our Priorities After September 11th", (Statement before the Committee on Government Reform, U.S. House of Representatives, 11/15/2001)