Dr Nick Ritchie is a Lecturer in International Security at the Department of Politics, University of York, where he teaches courses in international relations, war and peace, and US national security. His current work on British nuclear weapons policy is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust. Recent publications include A Nuclear Weapons-Free World? Britain, Trident and the Challenges Ahead (Palgrave, 2012) and ‘Valuing and Devaluing Nuclear Weapons’ (Contemporary Security Policy, April 2013). He previously worked as a Research Fellow at the Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford, and as a researcher on international security and nuclear disarmament issues at the Oxford Research Group.
Dr Nick Ritchie
Lecturer in International Security at the Department of Politics, University of York
Content by Dr Nick Ritchie
Trident replacement? Think Again
Nick Ritchie of the University of York criticises the security value of the British nuclear deterrent, arguing that its maintenance and renewal is detrimental to British security and the national discourse.
Pathways and Purposes for P-5 Nuclear Dialogue
Nick Ritchie outlines the P-5 dialogue on nuclear disarmament and looks at three options for the future of the process.