Wade L. Huntley, Ph.D. is senior lecturer in the National Security Affairs department at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, and an independent consultant on international security issues. He has worked extensively engaging governmental officials and non-governmental experts on a range of contemporary international policy challenges. His publications include four edited volumes and over fifty peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and scholarly essays on topics of nuclear weapons proliferation, global security studies, security and arms control in space, US foreign policies, East and South Asian regional security, and international relations theory.
Dr. Huntley previously was Director of the Simons Centre for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Research at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada; Associate Professor at the Hiroshima Peace Institute in Hiroshima, Japan; and Director of the Global Peace and Security Program at the Nautilus Institute in Berkeley, California. He received his doctorate in political science from the University of California at Berkeley in 1993 and has taught at several universities. His most recent publications include “The Abolition Aspiration,” The Nonproliferation Review (March 2010); “Planning the Unplannable: Scenarios on the Future of Space,” Space Policy 26:1 (February 2010); “US-China Engagement on Space: A Role for Canada?,” Space and Defense 3:1 (Winter 2009-10); and “Bucks for the Bang: North Korea’s Nuclear Program and Northeast Asian Military Spending,” Asian Perspective 33:4 (December 2009).
- “The Abolition Aspiration,” The Nonproliferation Review 17, no. 1 (March 2010).
“Planning the Unplannable: Scenarios on the Future of Space,” Space Policy 26, no. 1 (February 2010).
- “US-China Engagement on Space: A Role for Canada?,” Space and Defense 2, no. 3 (Winter 2009-10).
- “Bucks for the Bang: North Korea’s Nuclear Program and Northeast Asian Military Spending,” Asian Perspective 33, no. 4 (December 2009), 147-182.
- “Diversity and Convergence in Smaller States’ Space Policies,” in The Politics of Space, Eligar Sadeh, ed. (forthcoming, Noew York/London: Routledge, 2010).
- “Strategic Stability in the Second Nuclear Age,” in U.S. Nuclear Strategy and the Implications for Global Security, David S. McDonough, ed. (Halifax: Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, Dalhousie University, 2009).
- “Abandoning Disarmament? The New Nuclear Nonproliferation Paradigms,” in The Challenge of Abolishing Nuclear Weapons, David Krieger, ed. (Piscataway, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2009).
- “The Mice that Soar: Smaller States’ Outlooks on Space Weaponization,” in Securing Outer Space, Mike Sheehan and Natalie Bormann, eds. (New York/London: Routledge: 2009).