Dr. Strom's primary research interest is in nonviolent social transformation: the philosophy and strategies of such practitioners as M.K. Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Dorothy Day, as well as the theoretical analysis of Gene Sharp. This research is integrated into the ongoing construction of a memoir of Dr. Strom's experiences of living in Los Alamos, NM, the 'Atomic City.' Dr. Strom also researches and contributes to the national conversations on student leadership in honors residential communities and the integration of the honors academic mission with the Residence Life mission, staff, and training.
Social and ethical analysis of Los Alamos, New Mexico, the Manhattan Project and the Cold War years, theories and strategies of nonviolent social transformation, US Civil Rights movement, Contributor to national dialogue on student leadership in honors residential programs, contributor to national dialogue on Faculty in Residence in honors residential programs