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Ms Emily Enright is an MA Candidate in International Conflict Studies with the War Studies Department at King’s College London. She currently holds the position of Research and Administrative Assistant with the Centre for Science and Security Studies within the Defence Studies Department. A former Australian civil servant, and project officer with the Young Australians in International Affairs, Emily completed her BA (Politics and International Studies) with Honours and a Diploma in Languages (French) from the University of Melbourne in 2018. She also completed a Certificate in International Affairs and Strategy at Sciences Po, Reims in 2016.

Emily’s current research interests include the instrumentalisation of power in creating perceptions of nuclear legitimacy; nuclear ethics; violence and security in theory and practice; and the politics of non-proliferation and disarmament institutions.

Research Interests

  • CBRNE arms control
  • Nuclear deterrence
  • Ethical theory in defence and security
  • Nuclear non-proliferation institutions
  • The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
  • Nuclear legitimacy
  • Nuclear politics