Debak Das is an Assistant Professor in Peace and Security at the Joseph Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. His research explores how states develop the means of nuclear delivery. Using historical and archival sources, he examines the different trajectories states have taken in developing their nuclear forces and how the global nuclear non-proliferation regime has enabled this process. He has conducted this research in France, India, the United Kingdom, and the United States. His research lies at the intersection of International Relations, nuclear strategy, diplomacy, statecraft, and international history. Debak received his PhD from the Department of Government at Cornell University. Before Cornell, he completed his M.Phil in Diplomacy and Disarmament, and M.A. in Politics and International Relations at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has formerly held research positions at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies and Centre for Dialogue and Reconciliation, New Delhi. His prior work includes organizing extensive Track II Dialogues between India and Pakistan specifically on nuclear and other related security issues.