His publications include:
Mlada Bukovansky, Ian Clark, Robyn Eckersley, Christian Reus-Smit, and Richard Price, and Nicholas J. Wheeler, Special Responsibilities: Global Problems and American Power (Cambridge University Press, 2012), 290 pp.
Ken Booth and Nicholas J. Wheeler, The Security Dilemma: Fear, Cooperation, and Trust in World Politics (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008), 272 pp.
Nicholas J. Wheeler, Saving Strangers: Humanitarian Intervention in International Society (Oxford: OUP, 2000), 336pp.
Ian Clark and Nicholas J. Wheeler, The British Origins of Nuclear Strategy, 1945-55 (Oxford: Clarendon Press: 1989), 263pp.
Timothy Dunne and Nicholas J. Wheeler (eds.), Human Rights in Global Politics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999), 337pp.
Jean-Marc Coicaud and Nicholas J. Wheeler (eds.), National Interest and International Solidarity: Particular and Universal Ethics in International Life (Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 2008), 317pp.
Colin McInnes and Nicholas J. Wheeler (eds.), Dimensions of Military Intervention (London: Frank Cass, 2002), 202pp.
He is the author of Saving Strangers: Humanitarian Intervention in International Society (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000) and is currently writing a book provisionally entitled Trusting Rivals: Alternative Paths to Security in the Nuclear Age. This is a key output of a 3-year ESRC/AHRC Fellowship on ‘The Challenges to Trust-Building in Nuclear Worlds (awarded under RCUK’s ‘Global Uncertainties: Security For All in a Changing World’ programme.
He is co-editor with Professor Christian Reus-Smit of the prestigious Cambridge Series in International Relations.