Curriculum Vitae

Personal information:

Name:                                     Strobe Driver

Address:                                 Dunnstown, Victoria, Australia

Mobile:                                   +61 424 913 471

E-mail Address:                    s.driver@federation.edu.au

Academic awards:

2011                                           University of Ballarat Publications Award

2007                                          APA Scholarship

2004                                          Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Bursary Award

2005                                           HECS Free scholarship

2003                                           Golden Key Honour Society

Education:

Institution:                             University of Ballarat/Federation University

Course Title:                          Doctor of Philosophy

Graduated:                             May, 2011

Thesis:                                    Why winning a war is no longer necessary: Modern Warfare and the United States of America through the prism of the wars of Vietnam and Iraq.

https://www.academia.edu/2446146/Why_winning_a_war_is_no_longer_necessary_

Modern_warfare_and_the_United_States_of_America_through_the_prism_of_the

_wars_of_Vietnam_and_Iraq

 Employment:

 

2017

Researcher: Federation University

Coordinator, Lecturer and Tutor

Faculty of Education and Arts, Federation University.

2016

Coordinator, Lecturer and Tutor:

Global Perspectives on Education: Research and Evaluation

Professional Research and Practice Combined (Online)

Tutor:

Media and Screen Contexts Combined

Social Policy Online

2015

Coordinator, Lecturer and Tutor:

Japan: Economy and Society

Social Policy On-Line

Making Sense of the Social World Combined: Online

Tutor:

Social Policy and Social Change in Australia

Governing Inequality: foundations of social provision Combined

2014

Tutor:

Introduction to Sociology.

Social Policy and Social Change in Australia.

Rural Australia.

Urban Anthropology.

2013

Coordinator, Lecturer and Tutor

Japan: Economy and Society.

Insurgency Movements in Southeast Asia

and the Pacific

2012

Coordinator, Lecturer and Tutor:

Sociology in Australia.

The International Arena.

Tutor:

Western Traditions of the Contemporary World

2011

Coordinator, Lecturer and Tutor

Insurgency Movements in Southeast                                                                                                       Asia and the Pacific.

Coordinator, Lecturer and Tutor

Health and Citizenship (Summer School).

Tutor:

Introduction to Social Enquiry.

Japan: Economy and Society.

Insurgency Movements in Southeast Asia

and the Pacific.

Moderator:

Health and Citizenship (Online)

Guest Lecturer:

Japan: Economy and Society

2010

Guest Lecturer:

International Arena: Introducing International Politics.

Tutor:

The International Arena,

Sociology of Health

Australia and the Asia-Pacific.

 2009

Tutor:

World Empires and their cultures from the                                                                                             fifteenth century.

Introduction to Social Inquiry.

 2008

Tutor:

Health and Citizenship.

Introduction to Social Inquiry.

 2007

Tutor:

The Western Tradition and the Contemporary World.

Insurgency Movements in Southeast Asia and                                                                                      the Pacific.

Introduction to Social Inquiry.

 2006

Tutor:

Insurgency Movements in Southeast Asia and                                                                                      the Pacific.

Sociology of Health.

Australia in the Asia-Pacific in the 20th Century.

The USA in Contemporary World History.

Guest Lecturer:  

Insurgency Movements in Southeast Asia and the Pacific: The Insurgency in West Papua, and a brief perspective on Global Terrorism.

The USA in Contemporary World History: The Vietnam War and the USA: war, politics, and the American psyche.

The USA in Contemporary World History: The USA and the rise of Islam, Oil and Trade.

 2005

Research Assistant:           University of Ballarat/Federation University.

Tutor:                                      Culture and Health.

Tutor:                                      Japan: Economy and Society.

Tutor:                                      Family Policy and Multiculturalism.

2001-02

Editor:                                     Institute of Biological Chemistry Academia                                                                                              Sinica, Tapei, Taiwan.

Academic assignments:

Manuscript Reviewer:

Review of International Studies                                           Dec, 2016

Exam Author and Invigilator:

Social Policy Online                                                           June, 2016

Exam Author and Invigilator:

Professional Practice and

Research Combined                                                             June, 2016

Exam Author:

Social Policy online                                                               May, 2015

Honours Thesis Supervisor                                                 July – Nov, 2012

Early Career Researcher Program 2012:

Stage 2.  University of Ballarat, 2012

SEA Capstone (3rd Year) Supervisor                                 Sept – Nov, 2012

Early Career Researcher Program 2012: Stage 1            University of Ballarat, 2012                                                                                                                             Faculty of Education and Arts

Planning Group 7:

Post-graduate Student Support and Development                                                                            University of Ballarat,  2011

Test author and invigilator:

The International Arena   May,2012

 

Publications:

Peer-Reviewed: 

2016

E-International Relations

War with China: Ascending Powers, Expansionism and the Use-of-Force

http://www.e-ir.info/2016/11/22/war-with-china-ascending-powers-expansionism-and-the-use-of-force/

Beyond the Asia-Pacific: China’s Next Geo-Strategic ‘Stepping Stone’

http://www.e-ir.info/2016/06/04/beyond-the-asia-pacific-chinas-next-geo-strategic-stepping-stone/

2015

 E-International Relations

The Impact of Industrial Revolutions: China’s Rise and the Decline of Japan

http://www.e-ir.info/2015/12/13/the-impact-of-industrial-revolutions-chinas-rise-and-the-decline-of-japan/

E-International Relations

‘Oil Then,’ ‘Water Now’: Another Reason for War in the 21st Century?

http://www.e-ir.info/2015/06/22/oil-then-water-now-another-reason-for-war-in-the-twenty-first-century/

E-International Relations

The Asia-Pacific Scramble and a ‘Larger Australia’

http://www.e-ir.info/2015/03/30/the-asia-pacific-scramble-and-a-larger-australia/

 2014

E-International Relations

Airpower Hopes: The West, Versus the Islamic State, and the Evolution of Warfare.

The Sovereign Nation-State as a Contributor to Terrorism

Australia-China and the Rise of Pax-Sino: Where to Now?

 The International Relations and Security Network  

The Sovereign Nation-State as a Contributor to Terrorism

 Journalism:

 2016

The Australian Independent Media Network

War in a public place: The Bastille Day attack, the strategy and tactics of Insurgencies

Where fools rush in: The Lease of the Port of Darwin and the Rise of China

The Road to Perdition: Australia and the Neoconservative agenda

2015

Australia should consider hosting bases with US forces: A response to this absurd  and and dangerous proposal in the coming age of pax-Sino

‘Heads should roll’:An Historical Perspective on Terrorism for the Abbott Neoconservative Government

The Asia-Pacific scramble and a ‘larger Australia’

Double Standards: The West and Terrorism

2014

The Australian Independent Media Network

Airpower Hopes: the West versus the Islamic State and the evolution of warfare

But will China invade Australia?

Australia-China and the Rise of Pax-Sino: Where to Now?

Australia beckons India: More antagonism toward China from the Abbott government,

Greater Australia-Japan military ties: another dangerous step in the coming age of pax-Sino.

What a State demands, what a citizen gives and what Abbott and Hockey simply don’t understand.

People ‘cost too much’:  the Abbott government and Neo-liberalism.

The Indonesia spy scandal and Australia’s future.

 2013

The Courier,

 Issues Hidden Beneath the Surface of Diplomacy, ‘Opinion.’

Action Needed on the UNSC, ‘Opinion.’

 Other:

Board Member: Cultural Enquiry and Research Group, Federation University      2012–2015

Academia.edu https://federation-au.academia.edu/StrobeDriver

Cultural Enquiry and Research Group Presentation Mar, 2014   Federation University

Speech:  Australia–America-China and the possibility of war in the ‘Asian Century’    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YylaKi4uVl8

ABC Future Forum: Ballarat, Nov, 2012

Australia-India Institute India: The Reluctant Superpower

University of Melbourne, Sept, 2011

Graduate Centre Training Program,

Presentation Skills for Research:  Video making and presentation

University of Ballarat, Oct, 2009

PhD Graduate Centre Training Program, 2005 – 2006, University of Ballarat

University of Ballarat/Federation University Alumni, 2005

Interviews:

Talking about war. The Matt Malone Show. 99.9 Voice FM, Dec, 2013

Australia and Iraq, geo-strategic and comparative perspectives.

Dominic Brine, ABC Radio Ballarat. 774. Dec, 2007

Referees:

Available upon request

 

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