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Nicholas Miller is a Ph.D. candidate in international relations. His interests include nuclear proliferation, foreign military intervention, and civil war. His research is forthcoming in International Organization, the Journal of Conflict Resolution, and Security Studies. Prior to MIT, he graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in Government from Wesleyan University.


"The Secret Success of Nonproliferation Sanctions," International Organization. Forthcoming.

"Nuclear Dominos: A Self-Defeating Prophecy?" Security Studies. Forthcoming.

"Questioning the Effect of Nuclear Weapons on Conflict," Journal of Conflict Resolution with Mark Bell. Forthcoming.

Contending with Terrorism: Roots, Strategies, and Responses (MIT Press, 2010). Reprinted in Michael E. Brown, Owen R. Cote, Jr., Sean Lynn-Jones, and Steven E. Miller, eds.,

"What Makes Terrorists Tick?" International Security 33, No. 4 (Spring 2009): 180-202. With Erica Chenoweth and Elizabeth McClellan.