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Suzanne's research focuses on the US-UK nuclear relationship. She completed her PhD, on the United Kingdom’s purchase of the US Trident missile system, in 2016 at UEA. Her wider research interests include nuclear history, transatlantic relations, US and British defence policy, security studies and the Cold War. She completed her MA in Research Methods and International Relations at Durham University and holds an honours degree in Modern History and International Relations from the University of St Andrews. Suzanne is currently working on a monograph analysing the UK’s purchase of Trident missiles from the United States. 


  • 2016 - Present: Lecturer in International Relations, University of East Anglia
  • 2015 - 2016: Postdoctoral Lecturing Fellow in International Relations, University of East Anglia   
  • 2012 – 2015: Associate Tutor, University of East Anglia

Academic Background

  • 2011 – 2015: PhD Candidate in International Politics, University of East Anglia

A foregone conclusion? The United States, Britain and the Trident missile agreements, 1977-1982

Key Research Interests and Expertise

Nuclear Politics; US and British Defence Policy; Security Studies; the Cold War.

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