Gregory Raymond is a Research Fellow in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre researching Southeast Asian security, strategic culture, memory and national identity, alliances, Australian defence policy, use of force and the rules-based global order. His book on Thailand’s strategic culture entitled Thai Military Power was published in 2018 by NIAS Press. His current book project is on history, memory and Thailand’s alliance with the United States. Before joining the Australian National University, Greg worked extensively in Government, including in strategic and defence international policy areas of the Department of Defence.

Research interests
Southeast Asian security with a focus on Thailand and Indonesia, including Southeast Asia’s relations with the Great Powers.
Strategic culture, regional militaries and institutional and historically-informed approaches to understanding the armed forces and strategic outlooks of countries in our region.
Australian defence and foreign policy, including on disputes such as the South China Sea.


  • –present
    Research fellow, Australian National University