Dr Chris Rahman
Position: Senior Research Fellow in Maritime Strategy & Security
Phone number: +61 (02) 4221 4884
Office: UOW Innovation Campus, ITAMS Building 233, Room 309
Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong, NSW, 2522, Australia
Dr Rahman is an academic strategist with wide-ranging research interests within the disciplines of strategic studies and international security.
His areas of expertise include the rise of China, strategic theory (including maritime strategy), geopolitical theory, U.S. national security strategy, Australian defence policy, strategic relations of the Indo-Pacific region, and global maritime security, including maritime domain awareness (MDA) and the application of vessel tracking and other technologies to improve maritime situational awareness.
- Ahmad Almaududy (Dudy) AMRI: Maritime Security Challenges in Southeast Asia: Analysis of International and Regional Legal Framework
- Jillian CARSON-JACKSON
- Mark HAMMOND: Capability Requirements for conventional submarine operations from Australia
- Justin JONES: Australian Defence Policy, Maritime Strategy and the Indian Ocean in the 21st Century
- Anh TON: Navigating the Shoals of the South China Sea: International Law and Geopolitical Issues surrounding the Passage of Sovereign Immune Vessels and Aircraft
- Shishir UPADHYAYA: Maritime Security Cooperation in the Indian Ocean Region: Role of the Indian Navy
- “The U.S. Strategic Relationship with Australia” (co-authored with Jack McCaffrie). In Carnes Lord and Andrew S. Erickson, eds., Rebalancing U.S. Forces: Basing and Forward Presence in the Asia-Pacific. Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 2014, pp. 88-115.
- “Singapore: Forward Operating Site.” In Carnes Lord and Andrew S. Erickson, eds., Rebalancing U.S. Forces: Basing and Forward Presence in the Asia-Pacific. Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 2014, pp. 116-129.
- “The Inescapable Ocean: On Understanding Australia’s Strategic Geography.” In Justin Jones, ed., A Maritime School of Strategic Thought for Australia: Perspectives, Sea Power Series No. 1, Sea Power Centre – Australia, Canberra, 2013, pp. 69-74.
- “The Implications of Climate Change for Maritime Security Forces.” In Robin Warner and Clive Schofield, eds., Climate Change and the Oceans: Gauging the Legal and Policy Currents in the Asia Pacific Region, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2012, pp. 167-199.
- “A Strategic Perspective on Security and Naval Issues in the South China Sea” (co-authored with Martin Tsamenyi). Ocean Development and International Law, Vol. 41, No. 4, October-December 2010, pp. 315-333.
- “Australia’s 2009 Defense White Paper: A Maritime Focus for Uncertain Times” (co-authored with Jack McCaffrie). Naval War College Review, Vol. 63, No. 1, Winter 2010, pp. 61-76.
- “Maritime Domain Awareness in Australia and New Zealand.” In Natalie Klein, Joanna Mossop and Donald R. Rothwell, eds., Maritime Security: International Law and Policy Perspectives from Australia and New Zealand, Routledge, London, 2010, pp. 202-223.
- Concepts of Maritime Security: A Strategic Perspective on Alternative Visions for Good Order and Security at Sea, with Policy Implications for New Zealand. Discussion Paper No. 07/09, Centre for Strategic Studies: New Zealand, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, 2009, 62 pp.
- “The Evolving U.S. Framework for Global Maritime Security from 9/11 to the 1,000-ship Navy.” In Rupert Herbert-Burns, Sam Bateman and Peter Lehr, eds., Lloyd’s MIU Handbook of Maritime Security. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2009, pp. 39-53.
- The Global Maritime Partnership Initiative: Implications for the Royal Australian Navy. Papers in Australian Maritime Affairs No. 24, Sea Power Centre – Australia, Canberra, 2008, 78 pp.
- “Ballistic Missiles in China’s Anti-Taiwan Blockade Strategy.” In Bruce A. Elleman and S.C.M. Paine, eds., Naval Blockades and Seapower: Strategies and Counter-strategies, 1805-2005. Routledge, London, 2006, pp. 214-223.
- Protecting Australia’s Maritime Borders: The MV Tampa and Beyond (co-edited with Martin Tsamenyi). Wollongong Papers on Maritime Policy No. 13, Centre for Maritime Policy, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, 2002, 153 pp.
- “Defending Taiwan, and Why It Matters.” Naval War College Review, Vol. LIV, No. 4, Autumn 2001, pp. 69-93.
- Naval Cooperation and Coalition Building in Southeast Asia and the Southwest Pacific: Status and Prospect. Royal Australian Navy Sea Power Centre and Centre for Maritime Policy Working Paper No. 7, RAN Sea Power Centre, RAAF Base Fairbairn, Canberra, October 2001, 70 pp.