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Jamie Kwong

Jamie Kwong

  • PhD students

Doctoral Candidate

Research Assisstant.

Research subject areas

  • Conflict and security
  • International relations

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Biography

Jamie Kwong is a Marshall Scholar pursuing her PhD in War Studies at King’s College London where her research focuses on public opinion of nuclear weapons issues. She serves as a research assistant to Dr. Heather Williams on a project promoting transatlantic deterrence dialogue and worked on previous projects related to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty in the P5 Process and the impact of social media on conflict escalation. She previously served as a research assistant in the Proliferation and Nuclear Policy Programme at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), working on projects related to strategic stability, disarmament verification, and UK Project on Nuclear Issues. She interned with the U.S. State Department’s International Security and Nonproliferation Bureau and the U.S. 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

  • Public opinion and nuclear policy
  • Deterrence, nonproliferation, and strategic stability
  • The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
  • U.S. nuclear policy

Publications

  • “The P5 Process: The United States and the International Security Environment.” The European Leadership Network, 18 May 2020.
  • “A Troubling Forecast: Climate Change and the Future of Nuclear Deterrence.” In The 2019 UK PONI Papers, edited by Sam Dudin and Chelsea Wiley, 49-53. London: RUSI, 2019.
  • “Cold War and Post-Cold War Rogues: U.S. Responses to China’s and North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons Programs.” In The Fellows Review: 2017-2018, edited by Erica Ngoenha, 172-188. Washington, D.C.: The Center for the Study of the Presidency & Congress, 2019.
  • “US Presidential Hopefuls and Their Nuclear Weapons Policies.” RUSI, 9 April 2019.
  • “Is it ‘Non-Proliferation’ or ‘Nonproliferation’?” Inkstick Media,10 January 2019.
  • “A Warning About Warming: Climate Change Threatens Arctic Nuclear Security.” RUSI: Nuclear Reactions, 11 December 2018.

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