Researcher

Professor Greg Austin

My Expertise

  • Russia, China, United States, Europe, NATO security policy
  • Cyber security
  • Terrorism and religious extremism

Field of Research (FoR)

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Biography

Dr Austin is a Professor in the Australian Centre for Cyber Security at the University of New South Wales (Canberra). He concurrently serves as a Professorial Fellow with the EastWest Institute (EWI) in New York.  He has a career of achievement in international security affairs, including:

  • seven university appointments in world class universities or departments in the UK and Australia
  • six books on Asian security affairs (five are on China),...view more

Dr Austin is a Professor in the Australian Centre for Cyber Security at the University of New South Wales (Canberra). He concurrently serves as a Professorial Fellow with the EastWest Institute (EWI) in New York.  He has a career of achievement in international security affairs, including:

  • seven university appointments in world class universities or departments in the UK and Australia
  • six books on Asian security affairs (five are on China), each with a strong interdisciplinary focus, and one additional edited volume on energy security 
  • current research interests in cyber strategy and diplomacy, security policies of China and Russia, countering violent extremism, and national security ethics
  • research leadership posts in leading NGOs or think tanks
  • recognition by students and peers for his high quality teaching and mentoring
  • international consultations with business and government
  • regular invitations to speak in prominent international forums
  • posts in Australian security policy as Ministerial adviser, parliamentary committee secretary, international intelligence liaison officer and intelligence analyst  
  • work assignments in London, Brussels, Washington DC, Hong Kong and Canberra
  •  fieldwork or undertaken professional visits to China, Russia, Indonesia, Cambodia, the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia, Thailand, Russia, the Kyrgyz Republic, and Tajikistan
  • research leadership roles in globally prominent NGOs, including as Vice President of the EastWest Institute and Asia Program Director in the International Crisis Group.
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Contact

+61 2 626 88897

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