School of Social, Historical and Literary Studies
Dr Patricia Shamai
Lecturer in International Relations
Milldam, Burnaby Road, Portsmouth PO1 3AS
Recently completed a PhD at The University of Southampton entitled ‘The Stigmatisation of Certain Contemporary Weapons of War: Its Origins, Evolution and Development’. Main areas of interest are US andUKnational security and foreign policy, focusing on chemical, biological and nuclear terrorism and counter proliferation, nuclear non-proliferation, arms control and energy security issues.
Outside of academia, worked for over 8 years for the UK National Health Service
PhD. Politics and International Relations
MSc International Relations and Security Studies
BA (Hons) International Relations and Strategic Studies
(Selected to spend a year studying abroad at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA)
Presentations and Publications
Attended a number of national and international conferences addressing nuclear security and US foreign policy issues. Published and presented research to academic, scientific, military and governmental representatives. Within the UK, at the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE), Aldermaston and within the United States, at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and whilst attending University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) Public Policy and Nuclear Threats Training Program (PPNT), and the subsequent IGCC, PPNT Winter Conference.