Adérito R. Vicente is a PhD researcher in Department of Political and Social Sciences (SPS) at the European University Institute (EUI). His research interests include nuclear disarmament and strategy, European foreign and security policy, transatlantic relations and U.S. foreign policy.
He is working on a dissertation about EU’s nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation policies. Adérito was recently a Visiting Scholar at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, California.
Prior to coming to EUI, he held professional and research positions at the European Parliament, NATO, Portuguese Presidency of Council of Ministers, and also at the Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Furthermore, he has diplomatic experience in the European External Action Service as a political officer.