William Kinsella

William Kinsella

William Kinsella is a professor emeritus of communication at North Carolina State University. His work addresses the overlapping areas of environmental and energy communication, organizational and institutional communication, and science and technology communication.

Packaging excavated radioactive materials at the Hanford site in Washington state

The nuclear arms race’s legacy: Contamination, staggering cleanup costs and a culture of secrecy

By: - August 6, 2023

Christopher Nolan’s film “Oppenheimer” has focused new attention on the legacies of the Manhattan Project — the World War II program to develop nuclear weapons. As the anniversaries of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Aug. 6 and Aug. 9, 1945, approach, it’s a timely moment to look further at dilemmas wrought by the creation of the […]