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Professor of International Politics, University of Leicester

Andrew Futter is a Professor of International Politics at the University of Leicester. His research is primarily concerned with contemporary nuclear weapons issues; including ballistic missile defence policy, nuclear strategy and proliferation, and the shifting nature of nuclear and strategic deterrence. His most recent book "The politics of nuclear weapons" was published by SAGE in 2015.

He is currently leading a 5-year European Research Council funded project examining the transition to a "third nuclear age" (


  • –present
    Lecturer in International Politics, Leicester University