Rupal Mehta
2016, IPSI
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Nebraska - Lincoln



Rupal N. Mehta is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  From 2014-2015, she was a Stanton Nuclear Security Postdoctoral Fellow in the Belfer Center’s International Security Program and Project on Managing the Atom at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.  She is currently a researcher of the University of Nebraska’s National Strategic Research Institute, where she consults for USSTRATCOM, and an affiliated researcher and contributor with Cross-Domain Deterrence Project (Minerva Initiative) at the University of California, San Diego.  Prior to beginning graduate school, she was a researcher at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) at Stanford University and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington D.C.  She received a Ph.D. and M.A. in Political Science from the University of California San Diego and B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley.


Foreign Policy, Nuclear and WMDs, Defense Policy and Military Strategy