Cristina Varriale is a Research Analyst with RUSI’s Proliferation and Nuclear Policy Team.
Her research interests include extended nuclear deterrence, East Asia and disarmament diplomacy. Prior to joining RUSI, she worked in nuclear policy and research with the International Centre for Security Analysis (ICSA) and the British American Security Information Council (BASIC).
Cristina holds an MA in Non-proliferation and International Security from King’s College London. She has also been a contributor at IHS Jane’s, and is a regular contributor to the media. Cristina is also part of the 2018 Nuclear Scholars Initiative at the Center for Strategic Studies in Washington, D.C.