Dr Stephanie Koorey

PhD Political Science and International Relations
Research Fellow
College of Arts and Social Sciences and ANU College of Law
T: 02 6125 2929

Areas of expertise

  • Other Studies In Human Society 1699
  • Political Science 1606

Research interests

Cyber; Human Rights; Political Violence; Intra-state conflict; Defence and Security in the Indo-Pacific.


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, and is a member of the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots.  Her research interests are in human rights, leaderless resistance, future conflict, and emerging security challenges in the Indo-Pacific. She is a Research Fellow with the ANU Cyber Institute and manages the Ninian Stephen Cyber Law Program based at the ANU College of Law.


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