Dr Baker received his PhD from the Centre for International Security Studies at the University of Sydney. He was a member and lead editor of the Food Security in Asia project sponsored by the MacArthur Foundation. He has a strong interest in Food Security, Water Security and the links between climate change and security.
Chris lectures and teaches in Security Studies, International Relations, Globalisation, Australian Politics and Political Theory.
In 2011 he was awarded a prestigious fellowship by the Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies, based at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. As part of this fellowship he traveled extensively throughout Asia researching food and water security issues.
Chris also has a strong research interest in Asian Security Studies - particularly the South China Sea - and has lived and taught in Shanghai, PRC.
Lecturer, Macquarie University International College
Senior tutor, University of Sydney Business School
Research Analyst, Centre for International Security Studies
University of Sydney, PhD
University of Newcastle, Bachelor of Arts (Hons)
The Washington Quarterly, East Asia's Maritime Disputes: Fishing in Troubled Waters
MacArthur Foundation and CSIS, Food Security in Asia - A Report for Policymakers
RSIS Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies: Working Paper, Dams, power and security in the Mekong: A non-traditional security assessment of hydro-development in the Mekong River Basin
Grants and Contracts
Food Security in Asia Project
Mekong Dams and Security
RSIS Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies, Singapore