Prof Robert Ayson
Strategic Studies (Centre for), School of History, Philosophy, Political Science & International Relations
Phone: 04 463 6445
Fax: 04 463 5437
Location: Room 205, 16 Kelburn Parade, Kelburn Campus
STRA 531 - Strategic Studies
Robert Ayson is Professor of Strategic Studies and directs the Centre for Strategic Studies: New Zealand. He has held academic positions with the Australian National University, Massey University and the University of Waikato, and official positions in Wellington with the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Select Committee and the External (now National) Assessments Bureau. He has written books on two of the twentieth century's leading thinkers in strategic studies and international relations, Hedley Bull and Thomas Schelling, and is a frequent media commentator on Asia-Pacific security, nuclear issues and New Zealand and Australian defence policy. Robert is also Honorary Professor at the New Zealand Defence Force Command and Staff College.
Publications, Papers and Presentations
For more information on Robert's publications, papers and presentations please go to the CSS website.