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University of Nebraska-Lincoln
International security, nuclear weapons, deterrence, US foreign policy, research design, formal theory, quantitative methods
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Professor Mehta’s research interests lie in international security and conflict, with a particular interest in nuclear security, latency, extended deterrence, nonproliferation, force structure, and deterrence theory.  Her book project explores the conditions under which states that have started nuclear weapons programs stop their pursuit.

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She is also a member of the University of Nebraska’s National Strategic Research Institute where she consults for USSTRATCOM.  Her co-authored work has appeared in the Journal of Conflict Resolution and she is a researcher with Center for Pacific Studies at the University of California San Diego where she explores the evolution of cross-domain deterrence in the 21st century.

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