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The Australian National University

Dr Stephan Fruehling

PhD (ANU), Master of Arts in Strategic Studies (Missouri State University), Diplom in International Economics (Christian Albrechts University, Germany)
Senior Lecturer
ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

Areas of expertise

  • Defence Studies 160604
  • International Relations 160607

Research interests

Australian strategic and defence policy, missile defence and nuclear weapons, NATO, strategic theory.


Dr Stephan Frühling is Senior Lecturer in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre.  He is a member of the external expert panel on the 2015 Defence White Paper, and a Chief Investigator on the Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project on Small Allies' Restraint in Extended Nuclear Deterrence.  His primary areas of research and publication include Australian strategic and defence policy ballistic missile defence and nuclear weapons, NATO and strategic theory.  


Projects and Grants

Grants are drawn from ARIES. To add Projects or Grants please contact your College Research Office.

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Updated:  31 July 2015 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers