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Thomas Jonter

Thomas Jonter

Director of Stockholm University Graduate School of International Studies and professor of international relations at the Department of Economic History

Thomas Jonter has a PhD in history (cold war history) from Uppsala University (1995) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Organisational Leadership from University of Oxford (2010). Professor Jonter has also been head of department of the Department of Economic History 2006-2010.

His research focuses on nuclear non-proliferation and energy security. He is currently completing a book manuscript, Explaining Nuclear Forbearance: Sweden and the Plans to Acquire Nuclear Weapons, 1945- 1968 for Stanford University Press. He has been visiting scholar at Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) and Stanford University.

He is also project leader for different educational and research programs in Russia with the aim to initiate academic courses and programs in nuclear non-proliferation at different universities in the regions of Tomsk and Yekaterinburg. These projects are carried out in collaboration between Swedish Radiation Safety Authority, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), Monterey, United States, and SIPRI.

Professor Jonter is also chair of the ESARDA (European Safeguards and Research Development Association) working group for Training and Knowledge Management.

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