Dr Tanya Ogilvie-White is Senior Research Adviser at APLN and non-resident senior fellow at the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, Australian National University. Previously, she was the director of the Global Security Program at the New Zealand Centre for Global Studies (NZCGS) and research director of the Centre for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament, Crawford School of Public Policy, senior analyst at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, Canberra, senior fellow at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, London, Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow, and senior lecturer in international relations, University of Canterbury, Christchurch.
A dual national of New Zealand and the UK, her work has a strong Asia-Pacific focus, with an emphasis on fostering international collaboration to manage the region’s rapidly evolving strategic risks. In 2020-21, she participated in the Disarmament, Deterrence and Strategic Arms Control Dialogue (hosted by the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research), and the Missile Dialogue Initiative (hosted by International Institute for Strategic Studies).
Her recent publications include: The Logic of Nuclear Deterrence: Assessments, Assumptions, Uncertainties and Failure Modes (UNIDIR, 2020); Post-INF Arms Control in the Asia-Pacific: Political Viability and Implementation Challenges (IISS, 2020); Narrowing Nuclear Use Pathways in Northeast Asia (UNIDIR, 2020); and ‘Australia and Extended Nuclear Assurance’ (Chatham House, 2020).