Dr Sue Thompson
BA (Hons) ANU, MSc LSE PhD SOAS, London
Dr Sue Thompson is a lecturer at the National Security College. She previously worked for the Australian Department of Defence as research coordinator for the Asia-Pacific Civil Military Centre of Excellence, and she has taught a range of international politics courses at ANU and the University of Canberra. During her time as an international affairs journalist in the UK, Sue completed a PhD in the prestigious School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London. Her research interests include defence studies, Southeast Asian studies, the history of international relations, civil-military relations, and regional cooperation.