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Dr Tytti Erästö

POSITION AT SIPRI
Researcher

Dr Tytti Erästö

Dr Tytti Erästö

Dr Tytti Erästö is a Researcher in the SIPRI Nuclear Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-proliferation Programme, focusing on nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation issues. 

Her recent and current research focuses on the Iran nuclear deal, ballistic missiles, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, the U.S./NATO-Russia disputes over missile defence and the INF Treaty, international efforts at establishing a WMD free zone in the Middle East, as well as the global disarmament and non-proliferation regime more generally. 

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

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

PhD in International Relations, the University of Tampere, Finland

Citizenship
Finland
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