Professor, Faculty of International Studies, Kyoritsu Women's University

Professor, Faculty of International Studies, Kyoritsu Women's University, Tokyo, Japan, 2017-
Associate Professor, School of International Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Japan, 2012 - March 2016
Editor, IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law, 2013 -
Lecturer, Department of Modern History, Politics & International Relations, Faculty of Arts, Macquarie University, 2008-2012
Associate Lecturer, School of Social Sciences & International Studies (Politics & International Relations), Faculty of Arts, UNSW, 1999-2008
PhD, UNSW, 2005
Master of Arts (International Relations), Australian National University, 1993
Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Sydney, 1992
Certificate of Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL), University of New South Wales, 1999

Experience

  • 2012–present
    Associate Professor, School of International Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University
  • 2008–2012
    Lecturer, Dept of Modern History, Politics & International Relations, Macquarie University
  • 1999–2008
    Associate Lecturer, School of Social Sciences and International Studies (Politics and International Relations), UNSW

Education

  • 2005 
    University of New South Wales, PhD in Politics and International Relations
  • 1993 
    Australian National University, Master of Arts (International Relations)
  • 1992 
    University of Sydney, Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Publications

  • 2016
    The Abe Restoration: Contemporary Japanese Politics and Reformation, Rowman & Littlefield
  • 2015
    Towards the 2016 Australian Election: From the Abbott to the Turnbull Governments, Otemon Journal of Australia Studies
  • 2015
    Contemporary Australian-Japanese Defence Export Policy, Journal of International Studies
  • 2014
    Japanese Constitutional Change and the Trilateral Security Dialogue, Journal of International Studies
  • 2014
    Australian Foreign Policy: Challenges for the Abbott Coalition Government, Kwansei Gakuin University Social Sciences Review
  • 2013
    War and Conflict in Africa, Australian Journal of International Affairs,
  • 2013
    Transformations in Security Relations Between the USA, Japan and Australia, GSTF Journal of Law and Social Sciences
  • 2013
    International Relations and Japan’s Foreign Relations (co-author), University Education Press
  • 2013
    Geopolitics of the Asia-Pacific: the Fate of Regional Security Institutionalism, Journal of International Studies
  • 2013
    The 2013 Australian Federal Election: Political and Policy Implications, Kwansei Gakuin University Social Sciences Review
  • 2012
    Politics of a Hung Parliament: The Minority Gillard Government in the 43rd Federal Australian Parliament, Kwansei Gakuin University Social Sciences Review
  • 2011
    Contemporary Issues In Australian Politics Reader (ed.), Lighthouse Press

Professional Memberships

  • Japan Association of International Relations
  • Japan Institute of International Affairs
  • Australian Political Studies Association

Research Areas

  • International Relations (160607)
  • Australian Government And Politics (160601)
  • Political Science (1606)
  • Comparative Government And Politics (160603)
  • Government And Politics Of Asia And The Pacific (160606)

Honours

Australian Defence Medal