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Nicholas John Wheeler

Professor of International Relations, Department of Political Science and International Studies., University of Birmingham

Nicholas J. Wheeler is Professor of International Relations at the University of Birmingham.

His publications include: Trusting Enemies: Interpersonal Relationships in International Conflict (2018); (with Ken Booth) The Security Dilemma: Fear, Cooperation, and Trust in World Politics (2008) and Saving Strangers: Humanitarian Intervention in International Society (2000). He is co-editor with Professors Christian Reus-Smit and Evelyn Goh of the Cambridge Series in International Relations, Associate Editor of the Journal of Trust Research, and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. He is the academic lead of the BASIC-ICCS Programme on Nuclear Responsibilities.


  • –present
    Professor of International Relations Director of the The Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security, University of Birmingham