Dr Mat Hardy

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer in Middle East Studies

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SHSS Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts, Charles Sturt University, 1991
Master of International Politics, Macquarie University, 2007
Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 2014

Contact

matthew.hardy@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 72784

Research interests

* Transition of power in Libya
* Armed intervention in the Middle East
* Peacekeeping and use of force
* Media depiction of the Middle East and violence
* Deployment of e-learning and collaborative online tools in
tertiary political studies

Affiliations

Open & Distance Learning Association of Australia (ODLAA)
Australia Middle East Research Forum (AMERF)

Teaching interests

Mat is the Geelong-based Lecturer in Middle East Studies and
teaches:

* AIE 153 - Introduction to the Middle East (T1)
* AIE 154 - The Modern Middle East (T2)
* AIE 255 - Middle East Politics (T1)
* AIE 364 - The Arab - Israeli Conflict (T2)

Middle East Major Sequence Information

Awards

* 2011: Deakin University Award for Teaching Excellence.
* 2011: Faculty of Arts & Ed. Pro Vice Chancellor's Award For
Excellence in Teaching.

* Vice Chancellors Award for Academic Excellence (Postgraduate
coursework), Macquarie University 2007.

Publications

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2015

When good dictators go bad: examining the 'transformation' of Colonel Gaddafi

A/Prof Sally Totman Marshall, Dr Mat Hardy

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 1-6, International journal of interdisciplinary global studies, Champaign, Il., C1

journal

Game of Tropes: the Orientalist tradition in the Works of G.R.R. Martin

Dr Mat Hardy

(2015), Vol. 08, pp. 409-420, International journal of arts & sciences, Cumberland, RI., C1

journal
2014

The charismatic persona of Colonel Qaddafi

A/Prof Sally Totman Marshall, Dr Mat Hardy

(2014), Vol. 17, pp. 1-1, M/C journal : a journal of media and culture, Brisbane, Qld., C1

journal
2013

Using an online simulation to address equity issues for off-campus students

Dr Mat Hardy, A/Prof Sally Totman Marshall

(2013), pp. 139-153, Outlooks and opportunities in blended and distance learning, Hershey, Pennsylvania, B1

chapter
2012

From dictatorship to democracy : simulating the politics of the middle east

Dr Mat Hardy, A/Prof Sally Totman Marshall

(2012), pp. 189-206, Simulation, games and role play in university education, Faringdon, England, B1

chapter
2011

Should we teach an old game new tricks?

Dr Mat Hardy, A/Prof Sally Totman Marshall

(2011), pp. 562-570, ascilite 2011 : Changing demands, changing directions : Proceedings of the Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Conference, Hobart, Tas., E1

conference
2009

In the green zone : 40 years with Colonel Qaddafi

A/Prof Sally Totman Marshall, Dr Mat Hardy

(2009), pp. 1-19, APSA 2009 : proceedings of the APSA annual conference 2009, Sydney, N.S.W., E1

conference
2008

The rise and decline of Libya as a rogue state

A/Prof Sally Totman Marshall, Dr Mat Hardy

(2008), pp. 1-25, OCIS 2008 : Oceanic Conference on International Studies, Brisbane, Qld., E1

conference
2007

Wiki goes to war

Dr Mat Hardy

(2007), Vol. 79, pp. 17-22, AQ : the Australian quarterly, Sydney, N.S.W., C1-1

journal

UN-consistent : a comparison of Australia's military interventions in Somalia and Rwanda

Dr Mat Hardy

(2007), Vol. 18, pp. 467-491, Small wars and insurgencies, London, England, C1-1

journal
2006

Wiki goes to war : collaborative journalism and crisis in the Middle East

Dr Mat Hardy

(2006), pp. -, Proceedings from The Journalist and Islam : Competing agendas, political correctness and the war on terror conference 2006, Sydney, New South Wales, E1-1

conference