Malcolm Dando

Malcolm Dando is Emeritus Professor of International Security in the Department of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford.

He trained originally as a biologist and after a period in Operational Research joined the Department of Peace Studies in 1979. In Bradford he has worked on issues of arms control, first concentrating on nuclear arms control and then, since 1991, increasingly on biological arms control. Most recently, his work has focussed on education and awareness raising amongst life scientists.

He was co-director of the department's project on strengthening the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention. He has published widely on biological warfare, bio-terrorism, non-lethal weapons and related international security issues. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Biology.

He has also spent time as the International Institute for Strategic Studies Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Security Research in Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California.

His publications include The New Biological Weapons (Lynne Rienner, 2001), Preventing Biological Warfare (Palgrave, 2002) and The Chemical and Biological Nonproliferation Regime after the Covid-19 Pandemic - Dealing with the Scientific Revolution in the Life Sciences (Palgrave, 2023).


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