Professor Nicholas J. Wheeler

Non-Resident Senior Fellow
Trust Building | Security Dilemma | Nuclear Order

Nicholas J. Wheeler is Non-Resident Senior Fellow at BASIC and a Professor of International Relations and former Director of the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation, and Security at the University of Birmingham.

His publications include (with Ken Booth) The Security Dilemma: Fear, Cooperation, and Trust in World Politics (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008) and Saving Strangers: Humanitarian Intervention in International Society (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000). His new book Trusting Enemies: Interpersonal Relationships in International Conflict was published by Oxford University Press in March 2018. His book Saving Strangers has 2,229 Google Scholar Citations (his total number of citations is 6,961). He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in the United Kingdom, a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales, and has had an entry in Who’s Who since 2011. In his career, he has supervised to successful completion twenty-six PhDs. He co-edits with Professors Christian Reus-Smit and Evelyn Goh the Cambridge Series in International Relations, one of the most prestigious book series in the field of International Relations.

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