Staff profile - Ken Boutin

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Dr Ken Boutin

Position: Senior Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts & Education
Department: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Phone: +61 3 52272595 +61 3 52272595
Email: ken.boutin@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Affiliations

American Political Science Association (APSA), Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA), International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), International Studies Association (ISA), and Australian Member Committee, Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (AusCSCAP).


Professional activities

Currently serves as a member of the International Advisory Board of the Center for Peace and Development Studies, India. Past member of the Board of Directors of Canadian Consortium on Asia Pacific Security.

Academic

Teaching Interests

International security, American foreign policy, Asia-Pacific international relations


Subjects and units currently teaching

AIR749 Security in the Asia-Pacific Region, AIR754 Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Control, AIR205 Rise of China, AIR245 American Foreign Policy, AIR243 International Relations of the Asia-Pacific


Knowledge areas

Traditional and non-traditional international security; political economy of security; international relations of the Asia-Pacific region; foreign policy of the United States


Research

Research projects

Currently undertaking studies of Sino-American relations and economic security in the Asia-Pacific region, and security resilience in the United States.


Research interests

Traditional and non-traditional security issues, with a particular interest in the political economy of security (including technology policy, arms transfers, defence industrialization, and arms control) and security resilience in the United States and the Asia-Pacific region.


Research page

https://www.deakin.edu.au/apps/research/find-a-researcher/19840/Dr-Ken-Boutin


Publications

Publications

American Technology Policy: Evolving Strategic Interests After the Cold War (Washington, DC: Potomac Books, 2013)

'Challenges and Opportunities for the Nuclear Non-proliferation Regime,' in Craig A. Snyder, ed. Contemporary Security and Strategy (Third Ed.) (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)

'Changing the Guard? China and the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime.' Asian Politics & Policy 3:3 (2011)

'Balancing Act: Competition and Cooperation in American Asia-Pacific Regionalism.' Japanese Journal of Political Science 12:2 (2011)

'Arms and Autonomy: The Limits of China's Defense-Industrial Transformation,' in Richard A. Bitzinger, ed. The Modern Defense Industry: Political, Economic, and Technological Issues (Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger Security International, 2009)

'Emerging Defense Industries: Prospects and Implications,' in Richard A. Bitzinger, ed. The Modern Defense Industry: Political, Economic, and Technological Issues (Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger Security International, 2009)


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