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Dr Mark Hilborne joined the Joint Services Command and Staff College in September 2004. He spent a brief time at the Air Power Studies Division, where he was Assistant Head of Air Power Studies and Director of Research and Teaching. He returned to the Staff College in April 2008. Prior to coming to King's he was a lecturer at the University of Birmingham and a Visiting Researcher at the United Nations Institute of Disarmament Research in Geneva. He received his PhD in International Relations from Cambridge University in 2000.

Research Interests

  • Arms Control
  • Disarmament
  • Nuclear Proliferation
  • Weaponisation of Space
  • Air and Space Power

MA Special Subject

Arms Control and Disarmament

Doctoral Supervision

Dr Hilborne is happy to supervise PhD students in the following subject areas: Arms Control, Disarmament and Security, Nuclear Weapons Proliferation, Space Weaponisation and Security.


Dr Mark Hilborne PURE Profile