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Doctoral Supervision

Professors and Lecturers associated with the Centre will supervise doctoral work on following topics:

  • Nuclear and missile proliferation 
  • Non-proliferation and counter-proliferation
  • Terrorism and counter-terrorism (particularly in the WMD area) 
  • US security policy
  • The application of military force including deterrence
  • Realism and Neorealism
  • Proliferation of Weapons
  • Deterrence and Compellence
  • Balance of Power

How to Apply

General information about doctoral research in the Department of War Studies, including how to apply, can be found here. This should be the first port of call for students interested in pursuing a PhD within the department. Prospective students with more specific questions about PhD proposals relevant to the Centre may contact the available supervisors listed below.

Available Supervisors

Subject Areas: History and Politics of Arms Control, Arms Control Case Studies, and Theory and Practice of Deterrence

Subject Areas: Politics of Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Weapons and their Technologies, Arms Control Verification, Science, Technology and Global Governance, International Norms, Health Security, and Security in the Middle East

Subject Areas: International Relations Theory, International Politics, CBRN Issues, Deterrence and Compellence, and Balance of Power

Subject Areas: WMD Proliferation and Non-Proliferation, Proliferation Behaviour, Nuclear security, Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT), and Riots and Public Disorder

Subject Areas: Trust in International Relations, Arms Control and Strategic Stability, Deterrence and Assurance, Emerging Technology, U.S. Nuclear Policy, and Russian Nuclear Policy



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