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

Subject areas: Biosecurity, Biological Weapons, Biological Arms Control, Health Security, Disinformation & Information Manipulation, Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT)

Subject areas: War & Technology, Strategic Studies, Technology & National Security, Military Innovation, Drones, Emerging Technology, Ethics of War, International Law and Technology Governance

Subject areas: WMD Proliferation & Non-Proliferation, Proliferation Behaviour, Nuclear Security, Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) and Riots & Public Disorder



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