Daniel Salisbury

Postdoctoral Fellow


dsalisbury@miis.edu
Monterey, CA
831.647.6575

Areas of Research

  • Nonproliferation and export controls
  • Nuclear security
  • British nuclear history

Background

Before joining CNS Daniel worked at the Centre for Science and Security Studies (CSSS) in the Department of War Studies at King’s College London (KCL) from 2011-2016. At CSSS he worked on a series of projects on non-proliferation and export controls and nuclear security. This included Project Alpha which seeks to engage industry on non-proliferation issues, and a Nuclear Security Culture Consortium outreach project funded by the British government.

Education

Daniel submitted his PhD thesis at King’s College London (KCL) entitled “From Silence to “Showmanship”: The British government’s presentation of nuclear policy, 1974-1983″ in September 2016. He holds a MA in Science and Security and a BA in War Studies also from KCL.

Select Bibliography

  • “70 Years of British Nuclear Debates: A Short Overview,” in Andrew Futter ed. The United Kingdom and Nuclear Weapons: The Trident Debate Renewed (UK: Rowman Littlefield, 2016)
  • Is Belgium’s nuclear security up to scratch?” with Robert Downes, The Conversation, 29 March 2016.
  • “Exploring the changing role of Chinese entities in WMD Proliferation,” with Lucy Jones, China Quarterly (2016), Vol.225, pp. 50-72.
  • Centers of Excellence in East Asia: Encouraging Collaborative Approaches to Nuclear Security,” with Chris Hobbs, Stanley Foundation Policy Analysis Brief, October 2015.
  • “Shadow Channels: Iran’s use of illicit procurement methods,” with Nick Gillard, Jane’s Intelligence Review, October 2015, pp.46-52.
  • The obscure Chinese Businessman Accused of Selling Missile Parts to Iran,” with Nick Gillard, Vice, 23 July 2015.
  • “Sanctions and the Insurance Industry: Challenges, Risks and Opportunities,” with Matthew Moran, Business and Politics (2014), Vol.16, No.3, pp.429–451.
  • Edited with Christopher Hobbs and Matthew Moran, Open Source Intelligence in the Twenty-First Century: New Approaches and Opportunities (UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)
  • “OSINT and Proliferation Procurement: Combating Illicit Trade” in Christopher Hobbs, Matthew Moran and Daniel Salisbury eds. Open Source Intelligence in the Twenty-First Century: New Approaches and Opportunities (UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)
  • “Trade Controls and Non-Proliferation: Compliance Costs, Drivers and Challenges,” Business and Politics (2013), Vol.15, No.4, pp.529 -551.
  • Chemical weapons and trade: Preventing the next Syria,” with Susan Martin and David Takac, The Conversation, 8 November 2013.
  • Engaging China in Proliferation Prevention,” with Wyn Q Bowen and Ian J Stewart, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 29 October 2013.
  • How the Private Sector Can Do More to Prevent Illicit Trade,” Arms Control Today, July/August 2013.
  • “Targeted: A Case in Iranian Illicit Missile Procurement,” with David Lowrie, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (2013), Vol.69, No.3, pp.23-30.
  • “Iran’s Cruise Missile Tests: Arms Transfers, Oil, Vulnerability and Politics,” World Defence Systems, Vol.1, (2012)