Travis Wheeler is a Research Associate in the Stimson Center’s South Asia Program. His research focuses on nuclear policy and posture, geopolitics, and maritime issues in South Asia and the Indo-Pacific. Wheeler co-edited The Lure and Pitfalls of MIRVs: From the First to the Second Nuclear Age, and his analysis has appeared in War on the Rocks, The Diplomat, and The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs. He is a member of the 2017 cohort of the Center for Strategic & International Studies' Nuclear Scholars Initiative. Prior to joining the Stimson team, he served as a Senior Policy Advisor at The Institute for Inclusive Security, a Junior Research Fellow at the Center on National Security at Fordham Law, and an independent consultant at Monitor 360 in addition to completing a graduate internship at the New York City Police Department. Wheeler earned an M.A. in Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School and a B.A. in Political Science from DePaul University. He is a dedicated student of Hindi-Urdu.