HDR Student Profiles

Student Profiles


Project Title


Mujibur Rahman AbidAmerican hegemonic rule and nativist resistance in post- 9/11 Afghanistan: A Postcolonial AnalysisDr Heloise Weber & Dr Samid Suliman
Dhrubaraj AdhikariEmotions and political violence: an (auto-)ethnographic account of the People’s War in NepalProf Roland Bleiker & Dr Emma Hutchison
Philip Alesin

The Impact of Pre-existing Conditions of States on Humanitarian Effectiveness in Complex Emergency Environments: The Case of Boko Haram-Affected Northeast Nigeria

A/Prof Jacinta O'Hagan & A/Prof Phil Orchard
Francisca Ampomah-LøkelandState formation and self-determination in post-colonial Africa : The case of secessionist movements in South Sudan (Sudan) and Biafra (Nigeria)Dr Heloise Weber & Dr Melissa Curley
Lindy AndrénRelating with Relational Knowledge: The concept of violenceA/Prof Morgan Brigg & Prof Norm Sheehan
Elisabeth Haugland AustrheimThe drivers of protracted armed conflicts: Causes, conditions, and conflict processesProf Alex Bellamy & Dr Suzanna Fay
Richard BellThe Quality of Governance Peace: The Impact of Governance on Peace at the Sub-National Level Prof Alex Bellamy & Dr Suzanna Fay
Kristine BowmanUniversity Leaders and Free Speech on Campus Prof Katharine GelberA/Prof Sarah Percy
Anna Carlson"Nothing's Changed. Everything's Different": Surveillance and Colonialism in BrisbaneDr Elizabeth StrakoschA/Prof Chelsea Bond, Dr David Singh, & Dr Alissa Macoun
Bipasha ChaudhuriHybridity and Gendered Justice?: Women's experiences of the Nari Adalat in IndiaA/Prof Nicole George & Prof Jennifer Corrin
Sreang ChheatContestation of China's Rising Presence and Influence and State Responses in Cambodia. Dr Melissa Curley & Prof Shahar Hameiri
Monica DiLeoDrivers of central bank approaches to climate change Professor Stephen Bell 
Thi Hong Hanh DinhVietnam’s engagement in international human rights institutionsDr Sarah Teitt Prof Alex Bellamy  
Andrew DougallAffording redemption: nationalism, communication media, and challenges to global orderProf Christian Reus-Smit & Dr Sebastian Kaempf
Faiza El-Higzi

Gender, Islam and the political process of Islamic family law reform in Malaysia 

A/Prof Nicole George & Dr Gerhard Hoffstaedter
Chloe FitzPatrickCyber peace: The potential of cyber doctrine and capabilities to support current models of peacekeepingProf Alex Bellamy
John FowlerCulture and Policy: Military culture within the Australian Defence Force and Australia’s security policyA/Prof Matt McDonald & Prof Roland Bleiker
Hridesh GajurelTaming Impatient Capital: A Comparative Institutional Analysis of Corporate Short-TermismProf Stephen Bell & Dr Ryan Walter
Rajni GamageNation as Village: Authoritarian Populism and Rural Development in Sri LankaDr Heloise WeberProf Shahar Hameiri 
Samuel GreyElection campaigns, social media and affective polarisationDr Glenn KeffordDr Frank Mols & Dr Hema Selvanathan
Larissa Hansford Containing the climate change debate: Hegemony and domination in Australian climate justice discourseDr Martin Weber & A/Prof Matt McDonald
Josie Hornung

The Pre-emptive Use of Force for Atrocity Prevention

Prof Christian Reus-Smit & Prof Alex Bellamy
Galih ImaduddinThe Management of Knowledge in the Public Sector: A Qualitative case study of Knowledge Sharing Practices among Indonesian Primary Care ProfessionalsDr Ryan WalterDr Samantha Hollingworth
Che Janosevic-GraingerThe Development of Russian Strategy in the Middle East Since the Arab SpringA/Prof Marianne HansonProf Alex Bellamy
Irawan JatiCritical Security and Human Security in Southeast AsiaProf Alex Bellamy & Dr Melissa Curley
Helena KajlichRacism in the Australian Health System: logics of racialisation and Coronial InquestsDr Elizabeth Strakosch & Dr Chelsea Bond
Allan LayugGlobal International Theory: Rethinking Order in World PoliticsProf Christian Reus-SmitDr Richard Shapcott
Jan Mairhoefer

Financial Market Tolerance of Government Debt: Understanding tolerance for government debt and the economic and political factors considered

Prof Stephen Bell & Dr Ryan Walter
Trilochan Malla

Protection of Civilians’ in contemporary United Nations Peacekeeping operations; Peacekeepers’ perspectives on practical implementation.

Prof Alex Bellamy
Suzanne MaloneyWomen and retirementProf Gillian Whitehouse & Prof David Peetz
Elizabeth Marx

Leon Keyserling: A Case Study in Political Entrepreneurship and Institutional Change in Mid-Century American Economic Policy

Dr Frank Mols & Dr Ryan Walter
Jessica McDonaldThe 'Responsibility to Protect' against non-state armed groupsProf Alex Bellamy & Dr Sarah Teitt
Amy McQuireMedia representations of violence in regional and urban Aboriginal communities and its impact on policyDr Alissa Macoun & A/Prof Jon Willis
Brigette Metzler What impact does men's use of parental leave have on women's experiences in paid employment? Prof Gillian Whitehouse & Dr Belinda Hewitt
Maxwell Mitropoulos Black Bodies in the Settler's Chains: Exploring the operation of settler colonialism through the use of restraints on Aboriginal people in Australia A/Prof Morgan Brigg, A/Prof Jon Willis, & Dr Carlos Rivera
Beth MorrisonCompensation for Killing: The US Military Practice of Compensating for Collateral DamageDr Sebastian Kaempf & Prof Christian Reus-Smit
Everlyn Musee

Space, Race and Gender: Analysing Counterterrorism Strategy in Kenya through a Feminist Geopolitical Lens 

A/Prof Nicole George & A/Prof Morgan Brigg
Jamal NabulsiTrauma, Dignity and the Struggle over Recognition: The Emotional Dynamics of Palestinian Resistance to Israeli Occupation Dr Emma Hutchison & Prof Roland Bleiker
Cormac Opdebeeck-WilsonPhotographic Resistance: Protest, the news, and the viewerProf Roland BleikerDr Emma Hutchison, & Dr Sebastian Kaempf
Xuwan Ouyang Developmental Peace: International Peacebuilding with Chinese CharacteristicsDr Sarah Teitt & Prof Alex Bellamy
Sebastian PaaloCivil Society, Local Ownership and Conflict Resolution in sub-Sahara AfricaA/Prof Morgan Brigg & Prof Roland Bleiker
Mutiara Pertiwi

Indonesia and the Global Refugee Regime: the Evolving Norms and Politics of Protection in an Outlier State

A/Prof Jacinta O'Hagan & A/Prof Phil Orchard
Tayla PowellNew Disciplines of Citizenship: Shaping Speech for the 21st CenturyA/Prof Ryan Walter & A/Prof Richard Devetak
Atin PrabandariThe `Stories-So-Far': The Construction of Protection Space as the Everyday Politics of Protection in IndonesiaA/Prof Jacinta O'Hagan & Dr Melissa Curley
Luisa RyanThe sharpest tool in the box: Evaluating MONUSCO’S FIB and the effectiveness of UN Peacekeeping’s robust turnProf Alex Bellamy & Dr Charles Hunt
Nengzheng ShiDialogue as Nonviolent Resistance in Hong KongProf Alex Bellamy, Dr Sarah Teitt, & Dr Volker Boege
Jack ShieldAn Ethics of Translation in International PoliticsProf Christian Reus-Smit & A/Prof Sarah Percy
Shreya Singh Visualizing India and North Korea's Nuclear TestsProf Roland Bleiker & Prof Ian Hall
Ryan SmithMigration Games: Sovereignty and Migration Governance in the European Union and the United States of AmericaA/Prof Andrew Phillips & Prof Katharine Gelber
Shea Spierings Aboriginal perspectives on selfhood and criminalisation A/Prof Morgan Brigg & A/Prof Jon Willis
Mardyanto Tryatmoko The Institutionalisation of Special Autonomy as Ethnic Conflict Resolution? The Case of Papua, IndonesiaA/Prof Morgan Brigg & Dr Lee Wilson
Ahmad Rizky M. UmarThe Idea of Asia in World PoliticsProf Christian Reus-Smit & A/Prof Jacinta O'Hagan 
Minh VuThe makings of China, Japan, and Vietnam, an international history of nation-state transformations in East AsiaProf Christian Reus-Smit & A/Prof Andrew Phillips
Teck Chi WongThe politics of government-linked companies in MalaysiaProf Shahar Hameiri & Prof Garry Rodan
Tania WhiteThe justification and operationalisation of Indigenous child removal in late neoliberal timesA/Prof Morgan Brigg & A/Prof Mary Graham