Student Profiles


Project Title


Aliya Abbasi The mobilization of political support to strengthen children's rights and improve poor children's well being: the case of street working children in Pakistan Dr Heloise Weber & Prof Roland Bleiker
Lina Alexandra Perceptions Matter: How the Changing Views on the Principles of Consent, Impartiality and Non-Use of Force Influence the Nature of Indonesia's Contributions to United Nations Peace Operations Prof Alex Bellamy
Linda Apelt The evolution of disability policy reform in Australia Prof Brian Head, Prof Stephen Bell, A/Prof Karen Nankervis & Dr Donna McDonald
Christopher Barlow The dynamic of contractual relationships between not-for-profit organisations and government funding bodies, particularly in the human services field. Dr Frank Mols & Dr Alastair Stark
Nicola Barnett State Reputation and Australian Asylum-Seeker Policies, 2001-2015 Prof Katharine Gelber & Dr Melissa Curley
Kym Beeston Sharing witness: images of humanitarian crises in a new media landscape Prof Roland Bleiker
Prudence Brown Examination of barriers and opportunities in the Australian public sector in the implementation of best practice approaches to complex problems focusing on networked approaches in Indigenous policy in remote areas Prof Brian Head & Dr Elizabeth Strakosch
Fiona Bucknall The impact of the internet on sex work Dr Barbara Sullivan & Dr Rae Wear
David Burgener An investigation of David Bohm's theory of dialogue as an approach to conflict resolution Dr Morgan Brigg, Dr Lee Wilson & Prof Roland Bleiker
Federica Caso Militarised masculinity in war videogames: The everyday reproduction of gendered security discourses Prof Roland Bleiker & Dr Seb Kaempf
Lorenzo Cello Jeremy Bentham's Ethics of Intervention: the Utilitarian 'Moral Casuistry' of a Cosmopolitan Internationalist A/Prof Richard Devetak & Dr Ryan Walter
Emir Chairullah The capture of elites in decentralization: failure of the special autonomy policy in Papua Province in Indonesia Dr Lee Wilson & Dr Morgan Brigg
Roxanne Chaitowitz The Phenomenology of Reification and Homelessness Dr Martin Weber & Dr Shannon Brincat
Lorraine Cherney The design and implementation of gambling regulation: A Queensland case study Prof Brian Head & Dr Alastair Stark
William Church Skeptical conservatism: an examination of Michael Oakeshott's political thought A/Prof David Martin Jones & Dr Catherine Curtis
Janet Collier Towards a brighter future - rebuilding the lives of survivors of human trafficking in Vietnam Dr Melissa Curley
Katja Cooper The Rudd Government, Asylum Seekers, and the Politics of Norm Contestation A/Prof Matt McDonald & Dr Phil Orchard
Paul Crawford Human rights: a cause of insecurity? Prof Roland Bleiker & A/Prof Matt McDonald
Ashleigh Croucher Climate Change and International Security A/Prof Matt McDonald & Dr Phil Orchard
Rebecca Dew Hannah Arendt, Utopia and the Ideology of Modernity: An Existential Exploration A/Prof David Martin Jones & A/Prof Marguerite La Caze
William Dodt How can public inquiries enhance accountabilities and mechanisms for redress? Assessing the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Institutional Care. Prof Brian Head & Prof Karen Healy
Faiza El-Higzi A regional study of Muslim women leadership within the context of society, religion and culture Dr Nicole George
Jan Fadnes Understanding emotions in conflict mediation Prof Roland Bleiker & A/Prof Andrew Phillips
Hridesh Gajurel Agential space for corporate social responsibility in financialized capitalism Prof Stephen Bell
Morgan Gibson Anarchism, critical theory and emancipation: Towards the realisation of an ideal speech situation Dr Martin Weber & Prof Katharine Gelber
Juliette Gout The Enlightenment revisited: Examining the intersection of the Enlightenment, the public sphere and international political theory A/Prof Richard Devetak & Dr Catherine Curtis
Kate Higgins Understanding strengths in local government in rural Melanesia Dr Anne Brown & Dr Morgan Brigg
Faisal Idris The politics of anti-human trafficking: advocacy networks, the state, and political opportunity structures in Indonesia Dr Melissa Curley
Obinna Ifediora A critical analysis of the concept of the responsibility to protect: the bases for preventing mass atrocity crimes in Africa Prof Alex Bellamy
Galih Imadubbin Knowledge-based management in local healthcare service delivery: The case study of Cimahi Minicipality, West Java, Indonesia Dr Ryan Walter and Dr Samantha Hollingworth
Kate Irwin Guarding Gotham: Echoes Through Time in the NYPD's Policing of Violent Extremism A/Prof Andrew Phillips, A/Prof David Martin Jones & Dr Gentry White
Elena Jeffreys The International sex worker movement. Dr Barbara Sullivan & Dr Alissa Macoun
Karen Jones Kiwi Across the Ditch - An Explanatory Interpretation of the 2001 (and Subsequent) Changes to Policy in the Context of the Trans-Tasman Travel Agreement Prof Katharine Gelber & Dr Alastair Stark
George Karavas Western theories / non-Western world: Exploring alternative theoretical frameworks to understanding China's engagement with Africa. Dr Martin Weber & Dr Heloise Weber
Simon Kelly The institutional role of "Think Tanks" in mainland China's macroeconomic policy and decision making Prof Stephen Bell & Dr Alastair Stark
Jessica Kirk Ebola and the politics of securitization A/Prof Matt McDonald 
Chandra Kusuma Does the new regional architecture hinder the process of regional integration? Dr Melissa Curley, A/Prof Shahar Hameiri, A/Prof Stephen Bell
Raditya Kusumaningprang Indonesian foreign policy and ASEAN A/Prof Andrew  Phillips & A/Prof Matt McDonald
Allan Santos Taking theory seriously Prof Chris Reus-Smit and Dr Richard Shapcott
Luu Dieu Duc Le Redefining disaster resilience, comparative lessons on the role of the community from Southeast Asia: case studies of Indonesia and Vietnam Dr Alastair Stark
Peter Mahon Political sovereignty revisited - international relations in a post modern world Prof Alex Bellamy
Beth Morrison Compensation for Killing: The US Military Practice of Compensating for Collateral Damage Dr Sebastian Kaempf & Prof Christian Reus-Smit
Chi Nguyrn Ngo The Asian Security Community (ASC): Challenges and Advantages in Building Security and Stability in South East Asia Dr Noel Morada & A/Prof David Martin Jones
Ririn Nurhayati Assessment on the implementation of the norm of responsibility to protect in Indonesia Prof Tim Dunne & A/Prof Richard Devetak
Gregory Oliver Institutional Dynamics of Intergrated Urban Water Management Prof Stephen Bell & Dr Alastair Stark
Robert Orsted-Jensen The press and the government indigenous policy in colonial Queensland 1877-1880 Dr Morgan Brigg, Prof Stephen Bell & Noel Loos
Kristy Parker Indigenous knowledges and universities Dr Barbara Sullivan & Dr Alissa Macoun
Mutiare Pertiwi Indonesia's conceptions of state responsibilities in Asylum Seeker's protection: origin, consequences, and prospects for progress. A/Prof Jacinta O'Hagan
Robert Potter How middle powers seek security A/Prof Andrew Phillips & A/Prof Shahar Hameiri
Megan Price Justifying the use of force to international audiences A/Prof Matt McDonald
Pedram Rashidi Climate change negotiations and the role of knowledge Dr Martin Weber & A/Prof Matt McDonald
Neil Renic To what extent are the existing moral and legal frameworks used to legitimise the killing of combatants in war challenged by the emergence of risk free and increasingly post human US warfare Dr Sebastian Kaempf & Prof Christian Reus-Smit
Patricia Rooney Gender inequity in the Australian labour market: casual and low paid employment Prof Gillian Whitehouse & Dr Rae Wear
Sonia Rossetti Gender and political representatives abroad Dr Nicole George & Prof Roland Bleiker
Humaira Shafi Islamic Law on inheritance: Potential to emancipate women in Pakistan? Dr Nicole George & Diane Zetlin
Ryan Smith Migration Games: Multi-level Contestation over Migration Governance in the European Union and the United States of America A/Prof Andrew Phillips & Prof Katharine Gelber
Mohsen Solhdoost Asymmetric balancing and destabilization of the Middle East Dr Phil Orchard, Dr Martin Weber & A/Prof David Martin Jones
Marvin Starominski-Uehara Individual Risk Perception and Flood Mitigation: An Empirical Study of Protective Actions in Australia Dr Alastair Stark, Dr Simon Blomberg & Dr Wouter Botzen
Kelly Wade-Johnson Contesting legitimacy: terrorist organisations and legitimacy-seeking behaviours A/Prof David Martin Jones, A/Prof Andrew Phillips, A/Prof Shahar Hameiri & Prof Tim Dunne
Sarah Warner The impact of the public policy of privatisation in the education sector on democracy in Australia Prof Katharine Gelber & Dr Elizabeth Strakosch
Matthew Weatherby

Disaster Recovery and Policy Implementation: public asset restoration in the aftermath of the Queensland natural disasters

Dr Alastair Stark & Dr Ryan Walter
Tania White The justification and operationalization of contemporary Indigenous child removals as part of the ongoing settler colonial project Dr Morgan Brigg, Dr Barbara Sullivan & Dr Jon Willis
Shannon Zimmerman Counterterrorism and Protection of Civilians in UN Peacekeeping Operations Prof Tim Dunne, Dr Jeni Whalan, & Dr Charles Hunt