Dr Stephanie Koorey

PhD Political Science and International Relations
Visiting Fellow
College of Arts and Social Sciences

Areas of expertise

  • Other Studies In Human Society 1699
  • Political Science 1606

Research interests

Topics: Cyber; Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems; Human Rights; Political Violence; Intra-state conflict; Defence and Security; Environmental Security.

Regions: Indo-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East.


Dr Stephanie Koorey was awarded her PhD from the ANU’s Strategic and Defence Studies Centre in 2009, for a thesis on small arms control and violent non-state armed groups.  She subsequently spent eight years developing and delivering components of the curriculum for the senior course and short courses at the Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies, now the Australian War College.  Dr Koorey has worked as a researcher and campaigner for non-government organisations in Australia and the United Kingdom.  Her research interests are in the intersection of cyber and Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems, human rights,non-state actors, future conflict, and emerging security challenges. She has recently joined the Jean Monnet Implementing Climate Policies Project at the ANU Centre for European Studies researching climate change in the Middle East.


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