Mike Moore (19382022) was an author, journalist, and speaker, and Research Fellow at the Independent Institute. He authored many articles on national security, conflict resolution, nuclear weapons and proliferation, space weaponry, and related topics. Mike has spoken at many professional conferences and meetings sponsored by scientific organizations and policy institutes.
Moore was the editor of The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, and also served as the editor of Quill, the magazine of the Society of Professional Journalists. He was general editor of Health Risks and the Press: Perspectives on Media Coverage of Risk Assessment and Health and has been an editor or reporter for the Milwaukee Journal, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Daily News, and the Kansas City Star. His articles have appeared in the Brown Journal of World Affairs, Foreign Service Journal, Yes! A Journal of Positive Futures, and The SAIS Review and International Affairs. He has contributed chapters to The Domestic Sources of American Foreign Policy, Cyberwar, Netwar and the Revolution in Military Affairs and Asia-Pacific Cooperative Security in the 21st Century.
Moore spoke at the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, Business Leaders for Sensible Priorities, Fudan University (Shanghai), National Atomic Museum, Lawyers Alliance for World Security, Nuclear-Free Future Foundation, Council on Foreign Relations, Stanley Foundation, International School on Disarmament and Research on Conflicts, Eisenhower Institute, and Nuclear Policy Research Institute.
Mike was been interviewed on hundreds of radio and TV programs. Moore, 83, died of cardiac arrest on Oct. 13 2022 in Green Valley, Arizona, where he had moved after retiring.