Nuno P. Monteiro is assistant professor of political science at Yale University, where he teaches international relations theory and security studies. His research focuses on great-power politics, power transitions, nuclear proliferation, the causes of war, and deterrence theory. His articles have appeared in International Organization, International Security, and International Theory. His book Theory of Unipolar Politics was published by Cambridge University Press in its Cambridge Studies in International Relations series in 2014. Dr. Monteiro is a research fellow at Yale’s Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies and a member of the Scientific Council of the Portuguese International Relations Institute (IPRI). He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 2009.