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Dr Patricia Shamai

Senior Lecturer

Patricia Shamai


Completed a PhD at The University of Southampton entitled ‘The Stigmatisation of Certain Contemporary Weapons of War: Its Origins, Evolution and Development’.  Main areas of interest are US and UK national security and foreign policy, focusing on issues of chemical, biological and nuclear counter proliferation and terrorism, nuclear non-proliferation, arms control and energy security issues.

Outside of academia, worked for over 8 years for the UK National Health Service.

Research Interests

  • UK and US security and defence, Nuclear non-proliferation and deterrence, chemical and biological counter proliferation measures and arms control. Emerging weapons technologies and normative prohibitions.

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