Experts

Experts

The Lowy Institute has a core of research staff and nonresident fellows, but it also draws on external partners, both individual and institutional, and invites leading international figures to participate in the Institute's activities. The research work of the Institute is supported by highly talented interns, selected from the Institute's internship program.

Michael Fullilove

Dr Michael Fullilove

Executive Director
Expertise: Australian foreign policy; US politics and foreign policy; Asia and the Pacific; Global institutions

Anthony Bubalo

Research Director and Director, West Asia Program
Expertise: Australian policy in West Asia; West Asia-East Asia linkages; Egypt; Saudi Arabia; Israeli-Palestinian dispute

Mike Callaghan AM

Director, G20 Studies Centre
Expertise: G20, international economic governance, international economic policy

Jenny Hayward-Jones

Director, The Myer Foundation Melanesia Program
Expertise: Pacific Islands politics; Pacific Islands economic and social development; governance; statebuilding

Rory Medcalf

Director, International Security Program
Expertise: Asia-Pacific/Indo-Pacific strategic order; India and the Indian Ocean; maritime security; nuclear arms control, Australian defence policy

Alex Oliver

Director, Polling
Expertise: Polling, Australian diplomacy; public diplomacy and international broadcasting; consular affairs; pathways to leadership in Asia Pacific

Dr Merriden Varrall

Director, East Asia Program
Expertise: China, Chinese foreign policy, Chinese domestic policy, Chinese development policy.

James Brown

Military Fellow
Expertise: Australian defence, intelligence and security; Asia-Pacific military forces; emerging threats; Afghanistan

Aaron L. Connelly

Research Fellow, East Asia Program
Expertise: Indonesia, United States, Asia-Pacific Security, Asia-Pacific Institutions

Sam Roggeveen

Editor, The Interpreter
Expertise: China’s military forces, drone warfare, US politics and foreign policy, new media, liberalism and conservatism.

James Brown

Military Fellow
Expertise: Australian defence, intelligence and security; Asia-Pacific military forces; emerging threats; Afghanistan

Anthony Bubalo

Research Director and Director, West Asia Program
Expertise: Australian policy in West Asia; West Asia-East Asia linkages; Egypt; Saudi Arabia; Israeli-Palestinian dispute

Mike Callaghan AM

Director, G20 Studies Centre
Expertise: G20, international economic governance, international economic policy

Aaron L. Connelly

Research Fellow, East Asia Program
Expertise: Indonesia, United States, Asia-Pacific Security, Asia-Pacific Institutions
Michael Fullilove

Dr Michael Fullilove

Executive Director
Expertise: Australian foreign policy; US politics and foreign policy; Asia and the Pacific; Global institutions

Jenny Hayward-Jones

Director, The Myer Foundation Melanesia Program
Expertise: Pacific Islands politics; Pacific Islands economic and social development; governance; statebuilding

Rory Medcalf

Director, International Security Program
Expertise: Asia-Pacific/Indo-Pacific strategic order; India and the Indian Ocean; maritime security; nuclear arms control, Australian defence policy

Alex Oliver

Director, Polling
Expertise: Polling, Australian diplomacy; public diplomacy and international broadcasting; consular affairs; pathways to leadership in Asia Pacific

Sam Roggeveen

Editor, The Interpreter
Expertise: China’s military forces, drone warfare, US politics and foreign policy, new media, liberalism and conservatism.

Dr Merriden Varrall

Director, East Asia Program
Expertise: China, Chinese foreign policy, Chinese domestic policy, Chinese development policy.

James Brown

Military Fellow
Expertise: Australian defence, intelligence and security; Asia-Pacific military forces; emerging threats; Afghanistan

Anthony Bubalo

Research Director and Director, West Asia Program
Expertise: Australian policy in West Asia; West Asia-East Asia linkages; Egypt; Saudi Arabia; Israeli-Palestinian dispute

Mike Callaghan AM

Director, G20 Studies Centre
Expertise: G20, international economic governance, international economic policy

Aaron L. Connelly

Research Fellow, East Asia Program
Expertise: Indonesia, United States, Asia-Pacific Security, Asia-Pacific Institutions
Michael Fullilove

Dr Michael Fullilove

Executive Director
Expertise: Australian foreign policy; US politics and foreign policy; Asia and the Pacific; Global institutions

Jenny Hayward-Jones

Director, The Myer Foundation Melanesia Program
Expertise: Pacific Islands politics; Pacific Islands economic and social development; governance; statebuilding

Rory Medcalf

Director, International Security Program
Expertise: Asia-Pacific/Indo-Pacific strategic order; India and the Indian Ocean; maritime security; nuclear arms control, Australian defence policy

Alex Oliver

Director, Polling
Expertise: Polling, Australian diplomacy; public diplomacy and international broadcasting; consular affairs; pathways to leadership in Asia Pacific

Sam Roggeveen

Editor, The Interpreter
Expertise: China’s military forces, drone warfare, US politics and foreign policy, new media, liberalism and conservatism.

Dr Merriden Varrall

Director, East Asia Program
Expertise: China, Chinese foreign policy, Chinese domestic policy, Chinese development policy.

Dr Philippa Brant

Research Associate
Andrew Kwon is a Thawley Scholar in International Security

Andrew Kwon

Thawley Scholar in International Security

Adelle Neary

Thawley Scholar in International Security

Danielle Rajendram

Research Associate

Mark Tamsitt

Research Associate

Brendan Thomas-Noone

Research Associate

John Carlson AM

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament

Dr Malcolm Cook

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Political economy of North East and South East Asia; East Asian regionalism; Japanese foreign policy; great-power relations in East Asia

Prof. Alan Dupont

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Political and strategic developments in East Asia; transnational security issues; intelligence; Australian national security and defence

Dr John Edwards

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Australian economic policy; monetary policy; international economics; banking

James Goldrick AO, CSC

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Defence; maritime security; Australian defence policy

Dr Michael J. Green

Nonresident Fellow

Dr Stephen Grenville AO

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Regional economic integration; Australia's economic relations with East Asia; international financial flows and the global financial architecture; financial sector development in East Asia

Stephen J. Hadley

2014 Telstra Distinguished International Fellow

Owen Harries

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: US foreign policy; US-Australia alliance; morality and foreign policy; realism; conservatives and neo-conservatives on foreign policy

Peter Hartcher

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Politics; economics; foreign policy

Nicholas Humphries

Australian Customs and Border Protection Fellow

Linda Jakobson

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: China’s foreign and security policy; Chinese politics; Northeast Asia security issues; Taiwan Strait

Dame Carol Kidu

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Papua New Guinea, women in politics, community development

Dr Khalid Koser

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: International migration; asylum; refugees; internal displacement

Murray McLean AO

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: China, Chinese foreign policy, Chinese domestic policy, Japan.
Dr Raja Mohan, Lowy Institute, India Foreign Policy expert.

Dr C. Raja Mohan

Nonresident Fellow
Tess Newton Cain, Nonresident Fellow at the Lowy Institute

Dr Tess Newton Cain

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Development, Aid, Governance, , Papua New Guinea and the Pacific

Dr Milton Osborne

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: History and politics of Southeast Asia; history and politics of Cambodia; the Mekong

Annmaree O’Keeffe AM

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Pacific and PNG; international development assistance; international health challenges; global issues impacting on indigenous peoples

Dr Rodger Shanahan

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Arabian Gulf and Lebanese security issues; Shi’a Islam

Richard C. Smith AO PSM

Nonresident Fellow
Expertise: Australian defence policy; Australian security and defence; Australian foreign policy

Joanne Bottcher

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Stefanie Cheong

Office Adminstrator

Sarah Davidson

Director of Business Development

Stephanie Dunstan

Strategic Communications Manager

Anna-Rica Floro

Reception and Database Coordinator

Nirupam Gupta

Digital Editorial Assistant

Sarah Hipsley

Executive Officer

Amelia Kettle

Events Coordinator

Suyin Ng

Chief Operating Officer

Kate Weston

Events Manager