International Relations

Research areas include International Relations, peace, security and strategic studies, Australia’s defence and foreign policies and Australia-Asia relations. International Relations of the Post-Soviet world, Middle-East, the foreign policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Faculty Research Focus

  • Politics and international relations of Middle East and Central Asia
  • International relations, globalisation, political theory
  • International ethics

Current Projects

  • The global opponents of universal human rights, 1946-2006

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Research Interests

The College will consider any research topic that interests potential PhD students; however, students will benefit from researching in areas that align with the College’s strengths. Please contact us to discuss your PhD topic.

Alternatively you may contact one of our academics below to discuss your area of interest.