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Carlyle A Thayer
Carlyle A Thayer is Professor of Politics in the School of Humanitiesand Social Sciences, University College, The University of New SouthWales at the Australian Defence Force Academy. He has spenthis entire career teaching in a military environment, rst in theFaculty of Military Studies at The Royal Military College, Duntroon,(1979–85) and then at the Australian Defence Force Academy(1985–present). He was given leave ‘in the national interest’to take up a senior post at the Asia–Pacic Center for SecurityStudies, US Pacic Command, Hawaii (1999–2001). On return toAustralia he was seconded to Deakin University as the on-siteacademic coordinator at the Centre for Defence and StrategicStudies, Australian Defence College (2002–04). After that he wasappointed coordinator for the Regional Studies (Security) course atthe Australian Command and Staff College (2006–07 and 2010).He was honoured by appointment as the C. V. Starr DistinguishedVisiting Professor in the School of Advanced International Studies atJohns Hopkins University in 2005 and the Inaugural Frances M. andStephen H. Fuller Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Center of International Studies at Ohio University in 2008. In January 2011 hewill become an Emeritus Professor at the University of New SouthWales. Professor Thayer is the author of over 400 publicationsincluding, most recently,
Vietnam People’s Army: development and modernization