Dr Adam Lockyer

Visiting Scholar


Dr Adam Lockyer is a visiting scholar at the US Studies Centre at the University of Sydney.

In 2009, he was awarded his PhD from the University of Sydney. He has been a visiting fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, in Washington, DC and was the Lowy Institute's 2008 Thawley Scholarship winner. 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. Dr Lockyer also spent four years serving in the Australian Army.

He has published widely on issues relating to US defence and foreign policy, post-conflict reconstruction, governance and insurgency.


Journal Articles

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.