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Jamie Kwong is a Marshall Scholar pursuing her PhD in War Studies at King’s College London where her research focuses on public knowledge levels of nuclear weapons issues. She also serves as a research assistant to Dr. Heather Williams, working on NPT issues. She previously served as a research assistant in the Proliferation and Nuclear Policy Programme at RUSI, working on projects related to strategic stability, disarmament verification, and UK PONI. She interned with the US State Department’s International Security and Nonproliferation Bureau and the US House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs. Jamie holds an MA in Public Diplomacy and BA in International Relations from the University of Southern California where she served as a Korean Studies Institute Fellow.

Research Interests

  • Deterrence, nonproliferation, and strategic stability
  • Public engagement in the nuclear weapons discourse
  • The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
  • U.S. defense policy


  • Kwong, Jamie. “Climate Change and Nuclear Deterrence.” (Forthcoming)
  • Kwong, Jamie. “US Presidential Hopefuls and Their Nuclear Weapons Policies.” RUSI, 9 April 2019.
  • Kwong, Jamie. “Is it ‘Non-Proliferation’ or ‘Nonproliferation’?” Inkstick Media,10 January 2019.