Leopoldo Nuti

Background

Leopoldo Nuti

Professor, Roma Tre

Leopoldo Nuti (Siena, 1958), is Professor of History of International Relations and Coordinator of the Ph.d. Program in Politics at Roma Tre University. He is co-Director of the Nuclear Proliferation International History Project, and from 2014 to 2018 has been President of the Italian Association of International Historians. A graduate of the Universities of Florence (laurea), George Washington U. (M.A. in International affairs) and Rome (Ph.D. in History of International relations), Prof. Nuti has been a Fulbright student, NATO Research Fellow, Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute, Research Fellow at the CSIA, Harvard University, Research Fellow for the Nuclear History Program, Senior Research Fellow at the Norwegian Nobel Institute, Visiting Professor at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris, and a Public Policy Scholar at the W. Wilson Center.

He has published in Italian, English and French on US-Italian relations and Italian foreign and security policy. His books include L’esercito italiano nel secondo dopoguerra, 1945-1950. La sua ricostruzione e l’assistenza militare alleata, (Roma: Ufficio Storico dello Stato Maggiore Esercito, 1989), I missili di ottobre. La storiografia americana e la crisi cubana del 1962 (Milano: LED, 1994), Gli Stati Uniti e l’apertura a sinistra. Importanza e limiti della presenza americana in Italia (Roma: Laterza, 1999), and La sfida nucleare. La politica estera italiana e le armi nucleari, 1945-1991 (Bologna: Il Mulino, 2007). As an editor, his most recent publications are The Euromissiles crisis and the End of the Cold War (Stanford: Stanford U.P., 2015), with Michal Onderco Extending the NPT? A Critical Oral History of the 1995 Review and Extension Conference (Washington D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, 2020), and with David Holloway, The Making of the Global Nuclear Order in the 1970s : Issues and Controversies (Abingdon: Rooutledge, 2021)