James Jerome John Cameron

Postdoctoral Fellow - Institutt for Statsvitenskap
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Academic interests

United States history

Nuclear arms control

Nuclear strategy

The Cold War

International history


Dr. James Cameron is a Postdoctoral Fellow (Assistant Professor) in the Department of Political Science at the University of Oslo, where he is a member of the Oslo Nuclear Project. His research focuses on the history of arms control from the nineteenth century to the present and the lessons it holds for contemporary policy. He has previously been a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of War Studies at King's College London, the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) at Stanford University and Yale University's International Security Studies. He holds a PhD and BA in History from the University of Cambridge and an MPhil in Russian and East European Studies from the University of Oxford.




Selected publications



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  • Cameron, James Jerome John (2021). China’s Silos: New Intelligence, Old Problems. War on the Rocks.
  • Cameron, James Jerome John (2021). Russia proved it can shoot down a satellite. Does this make space less secure? The Washington Post.
  • Cameron, James Jerome John (2021). What did China test in space, exactly, and why? The Washington Post.
  • Cameron, James Jerome John (2021). The U.S. and Russia kept a bilateral nuclear weapons deal alive. The harder part comes next. The Washington Post.
  • Cameron, James Jerome John & Rabinowitz, Or (2020). Trump officials have talked about resuming nuclear testing. Here’s why that would hurt the U.S. The Washington Post.
  • Cameron, James Jerome John (2020). The U.S. plans to withdraw from the Open Skies treaty. That’s a miscalculation. The Washington Post.
  • Cameron, James Jerome John; Pifer, Steven & Andrey, Baklitskiy (2021). Deep Cuts Working Paper #14: Missile Defense and the Offense Defense Relationship. Deep Cuts Commission.

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Published Oct. 5, 2020 5:35 PM - Last modified Oct. 20, 2022 3:22 PM