About Us

Dr. John Anthony Hardy

Program Chair

Dr John Hardy is an Assistant Professor of Homeland Security at Rabdan Academy, an Adjunct at Charles Sturt University and a Fellow of the Research Network for a Secure Australia (RNSA). John was previously Director of Security Studies at Macquarie University and a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Australian National Security College (NSC). He has extensive experience in delivering professional development training for a range of governments, specializing in national security, intelligence, counter terrorism and law enforcement.

Qualification

    · Doctor of Philosophy, Australian National University, 2015

    · Master of Letters (Peace and Conflict Studies), University of Sydney, 2010

    · Master of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism, Macquarie University, 2009

    · Master of International Security Studies, Macquarie University, 2009

    · Bachelor of Arts, Griffith University, 2008

Teaching Areas

    · Strategic Intelligence

    · Intelligence Research Methods

    · Counter Intelligence

    · Counter Terrorism

Research Interests

    · Network analysis and intelligence

    · Strategic intelligence methodology

    · Contemporary counterterrorism

    · Comparative approaches to Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)

    · Military intelligence in unconventional warfare

Publications

    · Hardy, John. “The Ethics of Emerging Tactics” in Ethics Under Fire: Challenges for the Australian Army, e.d. Tom Frame and Albert Palazzo, Sydney: New South Press, 2017.

    · Lushenko, Paul and Hardy, John. “Panjwai: A Tale of Two COINS in Afghanistan” Small Wars and Insurgencies 27(1), 2016: pp. 106-131.

    · Lushenko, Paul and Hardy, John. “China, the United States, and the Future of Regional Security Order – An Unhappy Coexistence” Asian Security 12(1), 2016: pp. 1-28.

    · Hardy, John. “Targeting Thresholds: The Impact of Intelligence Capability on Ethical Requirements for High-Value Targeting Operations” in Galliot, Jai and Reed, Warren (eds) Ethics and the Future Spying: Technology, Intelligence Collection and National Security, London: Routledge, 2015.

    · Hardy, John. “Legitimacy in the Use of Force: Opinio or Juris?” Proceedings of the Sixth Oceanic Conference on International Studies, 9-11 July 2014, University of Melbourne.

    · Hardy, John. “Rethinking the Drone Debate” Proceedings of the Sixth Oceanic Conference on International Studies, 9-11 July 2014, University of Melbourne.

    · Hardy, John. “The Return of Revisionism” Proceedings of the Australian Political Studies Association Annual Conference, 30 September to 3 October 2014, Sydney University.

    · Hardy, John. “Statements of Intent: the Politicisation of Australia’s Strategic Edge in the Era of Defence Self-Reliance” Proceedings of the Australian Political Studies Association Annual Conference, 30 September to 3 October 2013, Murdoch University.

    · Hardy, John and Lushenko, Paul. “The Value of High-Value Targeting: A Conceptual Model for Using HVT against a Networked Enemy” Defence Studies, 12(3), 2012: pp.413-433.

    · Hardy, John. “Ending Ambivalence: Australian Perspectives on Stability in Asia” Proceedings of the Asia Studies Association of Australia 18th Biennial Conference, 5-7 July 2010, the University of Adelaide.

Dr. John Anthony Hardy
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