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Dr Tytti Erästö

Senior Researcher

Dr Tytti Erästö

Dr Tytti Erästö

Dr Tytti Erästö is a Senior Researcher in the SIPRI Weapons of Mass Destruction Programme, focusing on nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation issues. 

Her recent and current research focuses on the Iran nuclear deal, the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, the U.S./NATO-Russia dispute over missile defence, international efforts at establishing a WMD free zone in the Middle East, as well as other issues related to nuclear arms control.

Previously she has worked at the Ploughshares Fund in Washington D.C., Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, and the Tampere Peace Research Institute in Finland.

Subject expertise

Iran nuclear deal, multilateral nuclear arms control treaties, missile defense, WMD free zone efforts in the Middle East

Regional expertise

Middle East, Europe, Russia

Finnish, English, Spanish, German, Swedish (elementary Russian and Farsi)

PhD in International Relations, the University of Tampere, Finland

External publications