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Dr Craig Snyder

Position: Senior Lecturer In International Relations
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts and Education
Department: SHSS Arts & Ed
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Phone: +61 3 52272244 +61 3 52272244



I am the Director of the International Relations Postgraduate Studies program. 


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Queensland, 1995


Australian Institute of International Affairs,Member Australasian Political Studies Association,Member International Studies Association,Member International Institute for Strategic Study


Teaching Interests

Contemporary Security and Strategy, Conflict Security and Terrorism, Regionalism in International Politics, Terrorism in International Politics, Research Project (IR)

Knowledge areas

My research interests include regional security in Europe and the Asia Pacific.  I am interested in maritime security issues such as the terroritorial disputes in the South China Sea.

Media appearances

I am an occasional contributor to


Research interests

  • Multilateralism
  • Cooperative Security
  • Asia Pacific Security
  • South China Sea Territorial Disputes (Spratly Islands)
  • Maritime Security
  • European Security
  • Regional Approaches to Security
  • Australia's Engagement with the Asia Pacific Region

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