Biography

Frank O’Donnell is an Associate with the International Security Program and Project on Managing the Atom. In 2017–2018, he was a Stanton Nuclear Security Junior Faculty Fellow at the Belfer Center. His research explores the intersection of strategic cultures, bureaucratic influences, and nuclear force development in South Asia. He was previously Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Strategic Studies at Plymouth University. He received his Ph.D. in Defense Studies from King's College London, where he held a UK Economic and Social Research Council Scholarship. He holds Master's and undergraduate degrees from the University of Aberdeen and University of St. Andrews. As a Stanton Fellow, he investigated escalation dynamics within the Sino-Indian strategic rivalry.

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