Dr. John A. Rees
PhD (UNSW), MA-IR (UNSW), MTh Hons1 (SCD), MA (Macq), BTh (SCD)
Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Relations

Email: john.rees@nd.edu.au
Phone: 02 8204 4104

Dr John Rees is the foundation lecturer in Politics and International Relations at The University of Notre Dame Australia (Sydney) and presently Associate Dean (Academic Development) for the School of Arts and Sciences. He teaches and supervises research in the field of International Relations (IR). John is a recipient of the national ‘Citations Award for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning’ from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (2009). He has published and presented academic research internationally and in Australia.

Research interests:

  • Approaches toward culture and religion in IR theory and practice
  • Non-traditional security studies
  • Religious actors in select contexts of world politics

Dr Rees can supervise postgraduate research in the following areas:

  • Religion in international relations theory and practice
  • International relations theory
  • Non-traditional security studies
  • Theories and practices of international development
  • International organisations and global governance

Click here for Dr Rees' research record