Stockholm University, Department of Economic History and International Relations

Stockholm University, Department of Economic History and International Relations (Sweden)

Stockholm University (SU) is a vibrant academic university committed to excellent teaching, research, and community outreach. The Department of Economic History and International Relations, which   represents SU in the EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Consortium, consists of two distinct but collaborative disciplines, Economic History and International Relations (IR). The IR section is especially strong on security studies and run several nationally and internationally financed research projects. The research group on disarmament, non-proliferation, and arms control includes junior and senior scholars. The research group studies topics related to disarmament, non-proliferation, and arms control from various angles, including dual use, nuclear history, international cooperation, energy security, gender and feminist theory.

Contact information

Stockholm University

Department of Economic History and International Relations, the Research Group on Disarmament, Non-Proliferation, and Arms Control

Point of Contact

Thomas Jonter, Professor of International Relations, Department of Economic History and International Relations, Stockholm University, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden


Telephone: +46 8 16 30 08

The team

Name, Surname, contact Resume Speciality/Research Focus
Professor Thomas Jonter Professor of International Relations and Head of Department. He has PhD in history (cold war history) from Uppsala University (1995) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Organisational Leadership from University of Oxford (2010). His research focuses on nuclear non-proliferation and energy security. Jonter is also engaged in an educational and research program in Russia and Ukraine with the aim to initiate academic courses and programs in nuclear non-proliferation. He has been visiting scholar at Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Stanford University, and Cornell University. Professor Jonter is also chair of Swedish Pugwash and served as advisor to the Swedish delegation to the 2015 Review Conference to the Treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, at the United Nations in New York. He is also member of the Swedish International Law and Disarmament Delegation. Disarmament, nuclear non-proliferation and energy security
Associate Professor Jonathan Feldman

Associate Professor of economic history, lecturer in international relations, PhD, Regional Economic Development, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA. Research areas: Disarmament, energy security and environmental studies.


  • Disarmament, energy security, environmental studies



Dr. Emma Rosengren

Rosengren holds a PhD in International Relations. Focusing on Swedish nuclear history, her dissertation addresses the relationship between gender, nuclear weapons and disarmament. Rosengren’s research interests include disarmament negotiations, historical perspectives in IR and feminist theory. During her PhD studies, Rosengren was a visiting fellow at the Europe Center, Stanford University. She is engaged in several international networks working on nuclear disarmament related issues, and is a board member of Swedish Pugwash and the Hans Blix Center for the History of International Relations. Disarmament and gender, international negotiations in a historical perspective
Mark Bromley PhD Candidate at the Department of Economic History and International Relations, and the Director of the SIPRI Dual-Use and Arms Trade Control Programme, currently on leave until 2021. His areas of research include arms acquisitions in Latin America, transparency in the field of international arms transfers and the efforts to combat the illicit trafficking of small arms and light weapons (SALW).
  • Arms trade and arms control


PhD candidate Vitaly Fedchenko


PhD Candidate at the Department of Economic History and International Relations, and a Senior Researcher with the SIPRI European Security Programme where he is responsible for nuclear security issues and the political, technological and educational dimensions of nuclear arms control and non-proliferation. Previously he was a visiting researcher at SIPRI and worked at the Center for Policy Studies in Russia at the Institute for Applied International Research in Moscow. He is the author or co-author of several publications on international non-proliferation and disarmament assistance, the international nuclear fuel cycle and Russian nuclear exports.

Adoption of technology in the nuclear non-proliferation regime, nuclear forensics