Dr. Stephanie Koorey holds a teaching position with the Australian National University College, and retains a strong research record in transnational security issues, particularly in the Indo-Asia Pacific. Her particular focus has been on small arms proliferation and control, and forced migration. Her most recent significant publication was a report on small arms in the western Pacific for the Australian Civil-Military Centre, and she co-authored a chapter for an edited book on private security in the Pacific (forthcoming). She was the inaugural Deakin University Senior Lecturer in Strategic Studies for the senior course of the Australian Defence College, the Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies, where she developed its professional military education curriculum for eight years.
Her most recent peer-reviewed publications are “Australia and Solomon Islands: What Next after 14 years of Regional Assistance”, Australian Defence Force Journal, Issue 198, November-December 2015, pp. 49-57, and “Illicit Small Arms in the Pacific: Cause for Concern?”, In Brief, State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program, Australian National University, 2014. She is a member of Australian Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (AusCSCAP); Humanitarian Policy Group; Academic Network, United Nations Association Australia; and the Research for Development Impact Network. Dr Koorey holds a Doctorate from the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at the Australian National University awarded in 2009.