Nuno P. Monteiro is associate professor of political science at Yale University, where he studies international relations theory and security studies. Professor Monteiro’s research focuses on great-power politics, the causes of war, nuclear politics, and meta-theory. He is the author of Theory of Unipolar Politics and Nuclear Politics: The Strategic Causes of Proliferation (with Alexandre Debs), published by Cambridge University Press in 2014 and 2017, respectively. His work has been printed in the Annual Review of Political Science, Critical Review, International Organization, International Security, International Theory, and Perspectives on Politics; and his commentary has appeared in the BBC World Service radio, the Boston Globe, the Guardian, Foreign Affairs, the National Interest, Project Syndicate, and USA Today, among others.

At Yale, Professor Monteiro is acting director of International Security Studies, director of research at the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy, director of undergraduate affairs at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, a research fellow at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, and a fellow of Branford College. He earned his doctorate from the University of Chicago in 2009.