Nicholas D. Wright is an associate in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment and a Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow. His research draws on his background in neuroscience to explore political decisionmaking in economics and nuclear security. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians (UK).
Prior to joining Carnegie, Wright was a research fellow in the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at University College London and a visiting fellow in the Department of Government at the London School of Economics. Previously, Wright worked in internal medicine and then in clinical neurology in Oxford and London.
Wright has published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society, the Journal of Neuroscience, Psychopharmacology, and a variety of other journals. His work has been featured in newspapers such as the Daily Telegraph and the Irish Times, and he has appeared on the BBC World Service and BBC World News.