• Wilfred Wan

  • Researcher, Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and Other Strategic Weapons Programme

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  • Areas of expertise include: nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament instruments, regional nuclear arrangements such as NWFZs, and nuclear safety and security issues.


    Brief Background and Contributions to UNIDIR

    Wilfred has published on topics such as nuclear proliferation, sanctions, and the global non-proliferation regime. Wan was previously a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)–United Nations University (UNU) Postdoctoral Fellow with the UNU Centre for Policy Research, as well as a Social Science Research Council-JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, Japan. He spent two years as a Predoctoral Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School, and was a 2011–2012 Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow. He holds a PhD in political science from the University of California, Irvine.

    Recent Publications and Current Projects