Marianne Hanson is Associate Professor of International Relations at the University of Queensland, Australia, where she teaches and researches in the field of international security, focusing on arms control, disarmament, international organisations and international law. Prior to joining the University of Queensland, she was Stipendiary Lecturer in Politics at Magdalen College, Oxford University.
She has written widely on the Canberra Commission and Tokyo Forum Reports. Her recent publications include ‘Advocating the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons: The Role of Key Individual and Coalition States’, in Slaying the Nuclear Dragon: Disarmament Dynamics in the Twenty-First Century, eds. Tanya Ogilvie-White and David Santoro, (University of Georgia Press, 2012); ‘Arms Control’, in Introduction to International Relations: Australian Perspectives, eds., Richard Devetak, Anthony Burke and Jim George, (Cambridge University Press, 2012); and The Athens Dialogue on a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction as well as the Means of their Delivery (WMDFZ), European Public Law Organization/Centre for Dialogue, La Trobe University, 2013. (with J Camilleri, M Hamel-Green, M Michael and N Taylor). She is currently completing a book on nuclear weapons and the recently emerged ‘humanitarian initiative’, to be published by Oxford University Press in 2016.
Marianne gained her MPhil and Doctoral degrees at Oxford University.