Lecturer, National Security College, Australian National University

Dr Jennifer S Hunt is based at the National Research College at the Australian National University in Canberra. Her specialisation is the intersection between energy, defense and economic issues, with a focus on the United States and the Arab Gulf. Dr. Hunt has published on comparative energy security policy in the US and Australia, the geopolitics of energy markets, as well as economic and political transitions in the Arab Gulf.

Dr Hunt earned a PhD in International Security from the University of Sydney, where her thesis won an Honourable Mention for the national APSA Best PhD Thesis Prize. Dr Hunt also holds a Master’s Degree in International Security from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

Prior to joining the NSC, Dr Hunt was based at the US Studies Centre, the Centre for International Security Studies and the Sydney Business School at the University of Sydney.


  • –present
    Lecturer, The Australian National University


    University of Sydney, PhD

Research Areas

  • International Relations (160607)
  • Political Science (1606)