Dr. John Anthony Hardy
Research Manager, Research and Development Division
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.
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
- Strategic Intelligence
- Intelligence Research Methods
- Counter Intelligence
- Counter Terrorism
- Network analysis and intelligence
- Strategic intelligence methodology
- Contemporary counterterrorism
- Comparative approaches to Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)
- Military intelligence in unconventional warfare
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.