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Mr Matt Cottee

Education/Academic qualification

  • Master of Arts, King's College London

  • Bachelor of Arts, UCL University College London


Biographical details

Matthew Cottee is completing his PhD in the Centre for Science and Security Studies (CSSS), Department of War Studies, King’s College London. He is also a Research Associate at the International Centre for Security Analysis (ICSA), a research centre within King’s Policy Institutes. He has independently arranged and conducted semi-structured qualitative interviews with senior officials and academics in a number of regions, including the US, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. He has lectured on nuclear terrorism, presented several conference papers on nuclear security and has published in leading academic journals, most notably in International Affairs. In 2012 Matt was a participant in the Nuclear Scholars Initiative at the Center for Strategic & International Studies, Washington, D.C, and was a Visiting Fellow at the Norwegian Institute of Defence Studies in 2011.

Research interests

Matthew's doctoral research explores changing threat perceptions of nuclear terrorism in the US and UK since 1945 and charts the corresponding evolution of the nuclear security regime. 

Participation in conference

Nuclear Futures Conference, UK Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI) and the Bristol-Oxford Nuclear Research Centre

Matt Cottee (Speaker)

25 Mar 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

The UK Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI) Annual Conference, ‘Nuclear Stability: From the Cuban Crisis to the Energy Crisis’

Matt Cottee (Speaker)

10 May 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

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