T. V. Paul
T.V. Paul (Thazha Varkey Paul) is James McGill Professor of International Relations in the Department of Political Science at McGill University, Montreal, Canada, where he has been teaching since 1991. He is Director (Founding) of the McGill University—Université de Montreal Centre for International Peace and Security Studies (CIPSS).
Paul specializes in International Relations, especially international security, regional security and South Asia. He received his undergraduate education from Kerala University, India; M.Phil in International Studies from JNU, New Delhi; and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Paul is the author or editor of 12 books. He has also published over 40 journal articles and book chapters and has lectured at universities and research institutions internationally.
In December 2009, Paul’s Book, The Tradition of Non-use of Nuclear Weapons was selected for inclusion in the Peace Prize Laureate Exhibition honoring President Barack Obama by the Nobel Peace Center, Oslo. Another book, Power versus Prudence was selected as an ‘Outstanding Academic Title for 2001’ by the Choice Magazine and as a “Book for Understanding’ by the [[American Association of University Presses]]. In March 2005 Maclean Magazine’s Guide to Canadian Universities rated Paul as one of the “most popular Professors” at McGill University and in May 2005 Paul became the recipient of High Distinction in Research Award by McGill’s Faculty of Arts. He has been a Professor of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California (2002–03), Visiting Scholar at Harvard University's Center for International Affairs (CFIA) and the Olin Institute for Strategic Studies (1997–98), and a Visiting Affiliate at the Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey (2002–2003). He currently serves as the Chair of the International Security Section (ISSS) of the International Studies Association (ISA).
- Globalization and the National Security State (with Norrin Ripsman) (Oxford University Press, 2010)
- The Tradition of Non-Use of Nuclear Weapons(Stanford University Press, 2009) ISBN 978-0-8047-6131-4
- India in the World Order: Searching for Major Power Status (Cambridge University Press, 2002, with B. Nayar) ISBN 0-521-52875-5,
- Power versus Prudence: Why Nations Forgo Nuclear Weapons (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2000) ISBN 0-7735-2087-2,
- Asymmetric Conflicts: War Initiation by Weaker Powers (Cambridge University Press, 1994) ISBN 0-521-46621-0,
Edited Volumes 
- South Asia’s Weak States: Understanding the Regional Insecurity Predicament (Editor & Contributor), Stanford: Stanford University Press (in hardcover and paperback editions), 2010 (South Asia Edition, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2011)
- Complex Deterrence: Strategy In the Global Age (with Patrick M. Morgan and James J. Wirtz, University of Chicago Press, 2009) ISBN 978-0-226-65002-9
- The India-Pakistan Conflict: An Enduring Rivalry (Cambridge University Press, 2005) ISBN 978-0-521-67126-2
- Balance of Power: Theory and Practice in the 21st Century (with J. Wirtz and M. Fortman, Stanford University Press, 2004) ISBN 0-8047-5016-5
- The Nation-State in Question (with G. John Ikenberry and John A. Hall, Princeton University Press, 2003) ISBN 978-0-691-11509-2
- International Order and the Future of World Politics (with John A. Hall, Cambridge University Press, 1999)
- The Absolute Weapon Revisited: Nuclear Arms and the Emerging International Order (with Richard Harknett and James Wirtz, The University of Michigan Press, 1998 & 2000) ISBN 978-0-472-08700-6
- Biography at McGill University
- Biography at Center for Contemporary Conflict website
- Biography at South Asian Regional Cooperation Academic Network - SARCAN
- Personal Website