Dr Adam Lockyer
Dr Adam Lockyer is a Senior Lecturer in Security Studies at Macquarie University.
Lockyer has previously been a Research Fellow in Defence Studies at the University of New South Wales and, between 2010 and 2013, a Lecturer in US Politics and Foreign Policy at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. Before joining the US Studies Centre, Lockyer was a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, in Washington, DC and was the Lowy Institute's 2008 Thawley Scholarship in International Security winner. Lockyer also spent four years serving in the Australian Army.
He has published widely on issues relating to Australian defence strategy, US defence and foreign policy, post-conflict reconstruction, governance and insurgency. His article entitled "The Logic of Interoperability: Australia's Acquisition of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter" won the SAGE Award for the best international contribution to a Canadian academic journal in 2013. His article entitled "Evaluating Civil Development in Counterinsurgency Operations" won the prestigious Boyer Prize for best original article published in the Australian Journal of International Affairs in 2012.
Lockyer, Adam, "The Logic of Interoperability: Australia's Acquisition of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter", International Journal, Vol. 68., No. 1, (2013), 71-92.
Lockyer, Adam, "How Democracies Exit Small Wars: The Role of Opposition Parties", Australian Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 66, No. 3, (2012), 381-369.
Lockyer, Adam, "Evaluating Civil Development in Counterinsurgency Operations: The Case for a Field Experiment in Afghanistan", Australian Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 66, No. 1, (2012), 1-19.
Lockyer, Adam, "Foreign Intervention and Warfare in Civil Wars", Review of International Studies, Vol. 37, No. 5, (2011), 2337–2364.
Lockyer, Adam, "The Dynamics of Warfare in Civil War", Civil Wars, Vol. 12, No. 1&2, (2010), 91-116.