Gabrielle Hecht
Professor of Nuclear Security, History, Stanford University

Gabrielle Hecht is Frank Stanton Foundation professor of nuclear security at Stanford University, where she is affiliated with the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) and the department of history. She is the author of several award-winning books, including Being Nuclear: Africans and the Global Uranium Trade (2012). She lives in San Francisco. 

Written by Gabrielle Hecht

Essay/
Ecology and environmental sciences
The African Anthropocene

The Anthropocene feels different depending on where you are – too often, the ‘we’ of the world is white and Western

Gabrielle Hecht