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Nuno Monteiro ─ A Theory of Political Violence

Monday, February 3, 2020

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Birkelund Boardroom, 111 Thayer Street

Nuno P. Monteiro is Associate Professor of Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches and researches International Relations theory and security studies. He is the author of Theory of Unipolar Politics and Nuclear Politics: The Strategic Causes of Proliferation (with Alexandre Debs), published by Cambridge University Press in 2014 and 2017, respectively. His research and commentary have appeared in numerous outlets including the Annual Review of Political Science, Critical Review, The Guardian, Foreign Affairs, International Organization, International Security, International Theory, The National Interest, Perspectives on Politics, Project Syndicate, and The Washington Quarterly. He is originally from Portugal and was educated at the University of Chicago (Ph.D., 2009).

A paper will be available one week in advance of the talk. Email watsonevents@brown.edu to request a copy of the paper.

Security Studies Seminar

The format of the seminar is a brief (5-minute) introduction by the author, some initial comments by a lead discussant (5-10 minutes), and then open comments from attendees. All attendees are expected to read the paper ahead of time, as the author will not present their research.