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Adam James Fenton

Associate Professor (Research), Coventry University

Dr. Adam James Fenton is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research Fellow at Coventry University’s Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR). His current research project STRAITSECURITY: Hybrid threats to Maritime Security, is an assessment of cyber and cyber-physical vulnerabilities in the world's busiest shipping lanes, and received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under a MSCA research grant. He has published multiple articles about maritime security, international law, piracy, terrorism and maritime technology. In addition to being admitted to practice as a barrister and solicitor in Australia, he has worked in border protection as a Fisheries Officer in Foreign Compliance Operations with the Australian Fisheries Management Authority.


  • –present
    Associate Professor (Research), Coventry University


  • 2016 
    Charles Darwin University, PhD