Dr Tristan Dunning has a PhD in Political Science from the University of Queensland. He is the author of "Hamas, Jihad and Popular Legitimacy: Reinterpreting Resistance in Palestine" published in Routledge's Critical Terrorism Studies Series in February 2016. This book is based on extensive fieldwork in Palestine and the wider Levant.
Tristan also worked as a visiting lecturer at the University of Duhok in the semi-autonomous Kurdish region of Iraq in 2013-14 and an-Najah National University in Nablus, Palestine in 2010. He has lived, worked and traveled extensively throughout the Middle East including Palestine, the Kurdish Region of Iraq, Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, Jordan, Iran, Israel, and the UAE.
He writes for a number of publications including The Conversation, The New Arab, Daily Sabah, and Australian Outlook. He also regularly appears in the media including Australian Broadcasting Corporation TV and radio, Sky News Australia, and variety of other media outlets.
Tristan can be followed on Twitter @trisdunning and/or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/drtristandunning
His academic publications can be accessed for free on ResearchGate here https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tristan_Dunning
Alongside these, a list of his short form publications can be found on academia.edu at https://uq.academia.edu/TristanDunning