Dr Daniel Baldino
Senior Lecturer, Politics & International Relations
Phone: 9433 0127
Dr Daniel Baldino is a political scientist, specialising in international relations, US politics, Australian foreign policy and intelligence sector reform. He completed his PhD at the University of South Australia. He also has a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Education (Secondary Business) and Masters in International Politics. In 2000, he was a Research Associate at the Library of Congress, Washington DC. In 2005 he was a visiting scholar at the Program in Arms Control, Disarmament, and International Security (ACDIS), University of Illinois, USA and in 2007 at the Security and Governance Program, East-West Center, Hawaii, USA.
Recent books have included editing a book on democratic oversight of the intelligence sector in a range of democratic nations and co-authoring a book on contemporary challenges to Australian security. He is currently working on a number of book projects.
In addition to a variety of other published chapters and papers regarding security strategy and foreign policy, he has written for The Conversation, Eureka Street, the Hawke Institute, The Diplomat, Arena magazine and the Evatt Foundation. He has been teaching at Notre Dame since 2008.
Books and Book Chapters
Baldino, D, Langlois, A and Carr, A, 2014 Controversies in Australian Foreign Policy: the core debates, Oxford University Press (upcoming).
Baldino, D, 2014 ‘McCormack and the Psychology of Intelligence Analysis’ in Lesson, R (ed.), Pigou: an Introduction, Palgrave, MacMillan (upcoming).
Baldino, D (ed.), 2013 Spooked: the truth about intelligence in Australia, UNSWPress.
Baldino, D, Lundberg, D, Pietsch, J and Rees, J, 2011 Contemporary Challenges to Australian Security, Palgrave MacMillan.
Baldino, D (ed.) (with foreword by Kim Beazley), 2009 Democratic Oversight of Intelligence and its Challenges, Federation Press, Melbourne.
Baldino, D, 2008 ‘The National Interest in a Global Era’ in Aulich, C and Wettenhall, R (eds.), Howard’s Fourth Term, University of New South Wales Press, Sydney.
Baldino, D, 2006 ‘Australia and the World’ in Aulich, C and Wettenhall, R (eds.), Howard’s Second and Third Governments, University of New South Wales Press, Sydney
Baldino, D and Gould, J, 2014 ‘Iran and the Emergence of Information Communication Technology: The Evolution of Revolution?’, Australian Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 68, no.1.
Baldino, D and Drum, M, 2012 ‘Community-based policing as an alternative to ‘stop and search’?, Public Policy, Vol. 7, no.2.
Baldino, D and Drum, M, 2012 ‘Extended 'Stop and Search' Powers in Australia: A challenge for relations between police officers and citizens’, GSTF Journal of Law and Social Sciences Vol. 2, no. 1.
Baldino, D, Drum, M and Wyatt, B, 2010 ‘The Privatization of Prisoner Transfer Services in Western Australia. What can we learn from the Ward case?’, Australian Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 69, Issue 4, December.
Baldino, D, 2005 ‘The Rehabilitation of Natural Law: Needless Metaphysics or Serving the Common Good?’ in International Journal of the Humanities, Vol.2, no.2.
Refereed Conference Proceedings
Baldino, D (and M, Situmorarg), 2014, ‘People smuggling: an Indonesia perspective’, Public Policy Network Conference, The University of Canberra, January (upcoming).
Baldino, D, 2010 ‘The Rudd government and national security: continuity or change in the war on terror?’, The Oceanic Conference on International Studies (OCIS), The University of Auckland, New Zealand, July.
Baldino, D, 2010 ‘Accountability and Control: The Politics of Security Privatisation’, Australian Political Studies Association, The University of Melbourne, September.
Baldino, D, 2007 ‘Good Instincts or Poor Judgment? Australia’s counter-terrorism response after 9-11’, Australasian Political Science Conference, Monash University, Melbourne, September.
Baldino, D, 2006 ‘The Politics of Alliance Management – the future of ANZUS’, 57th British Political Studies Association Annual Conference, University of Reading, UK, April.
Baldino, D, 2003 ‘Democracy assistance and the Clinton administration’s strategy of selective opportunism’, Australasian Political Science Conference, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, September-October.
Other publications and papers
Baldino, D, 2014, ‘The Future of Australia-US relations’, Policy, vol.29, no.4, February (upcoming).
Baldino, D (and M, Drum), 2013, ‘Mandate theory and Australia’s 43rd parliament: what are the lessons?’, Australian Political Studies Association annual conference, Murdoch University, Perth, September-October.
Baldino, D, 2012 ‘Book Review: US-India Strategic Relations’, Journal of South Asian Development, Vol.7, no. 1.
Baldino, D, 2011, ‘Middle Power Engagement in the Asia-Pacific’, International Studies Association Asia-Pacific Regional Conference, University of Queensland, Brisbane, September.
Baldino, D, 2006 ‘Problems of Order, Security and Identity in an Era of International Terrorism’ in Hawke Working Paper Series, no. 34, The Hawke Institute of Sustainable Societies.
Baldino, D, 2004. Ph.D.: From Containment to Enlargement – The impact of the expansion of democracy on US grand strategy and international security under the Clinton administration.