Marianne Hanson is Associate Professor of International Relations at the University of Queensland, Australia, where she teaches and researches in the field of international security, focusing on arms control, disarmament, international organisations and international law. Prior to joining the University of Queensland, she was Stipendiary Lecturer in Politics at Magdalen College, Oxford University. Dr Hanson gained her MPhil and Doctoral degrees at Oxford University. She is an Australian member of the Asia-Pacific Leadership Network.
Her recent publications include: the book Challenging nuclearism: a humanitarian framework to reshape the global nuclear order, published in May 2022 by Manchester University Press; and several articles and chapters on arms control, including 'Power to the have-nots? The NPT and the limits of a treaty hijacked by a power-over model', Contemporary Security Policy, 2022; 'Normalizing zero nuclear weapons: the humanitarian road to the Prohibition Treaty', Contemporary Security Policy, 2022; 'No First Use of Nuclear Weapons: Australian Perspectives and Possible Contributions', Asian Security, 2021; 'The Tenth NPT Review Conference: Constraints and Possibilities in August 2022', Asia Pacific Leadership Network Commentary, 13 January 2022; and 'Arms Control', in An Introduction to International Relations: Australian Perspectives, (eds) R. Devetak, J. George and S. Percy, Cambridge University Press, 2017.