William T. Tow

Professor William T. Tow

Professor

Qualifications

BA (Redlands), MA, PhD (USC)

Contact details
+61 2 6125 8550
Room: 2.15
Building: Hedley Bull Building
William T. Tow

Previously Professor of International Relations at the University of Queensland and at Griffith University, and an Assistant Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California (USC), Professor William Tow has been a Visiting Fellow at Stanford University, and a Visiting Research Associate at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in London. Professor Tow has been principal investigator in two major projects for the MacArthur Foundation’s Asia Pacific Security Initiative. He has also been the editor of the Australian Journal of International Affairs and has served on the Foreign Affairs Council, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and the National Board of Directors, Australian Fulbright Commission. His research interests focus the United States’ alliance system in the Asia-Pacific, Sino-American relations, and Australia-Japan relations.

Professor Tow’s research interests include alliance politics, US security policy in the Asia-Pacific, security politics in the Asia-Pacific, and Australian security policies.

Watch Professor Tow elucidate his work on Asia-Pacific security issues.

Teaching

Professor Tow teaches US Security Policy in the Asia-Pacific INTR8067 at the Masters level, and US Security Policy in Asia INTR2016 at the undergraduate level.

Career highlights

Co-director of ANU projects for the MacArthur Foundation’s Asia Security Initiative and for the Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security (2008–); Editor of the Australian Journal of International Affairs (2001–2006); Served on the Foreign Affairs Council, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (1998–2003) and the National Board of Directors, Australian Fulbright Commission (1992–1997); Recipient of an Australian Award for University Teaching in the Social Sciences Category for 2001.

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