Chasing the Norm

Australian academic and blogger on politics, international relations, and culture

About Me

Name: Andrew Carr

Location: Canberra, ACT, Australia


Andrew Carr is a Research Fellow in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at the Australian National University. His publications include work on Australian foreign and defence policy, middle power theory and Asian security.

His latest book Winning the Peace: Australia’s campaigns to change the Asia-Pacific examines how Australia has influenced Southeast Asian security and economic policy.

He is the co-editor of Australian Foreign Policy: Controversies and Debates (Oxford University Press 2014) and Asia-Pacific Security (Georgetown University Press 2015).
Andrew is also the editor of the Centre of Gravity Series, and a co-editor of the peer-reviewed journal Security Challenges.

Dr Carr is a frequent media commentator for both Australian and Southeast Asian press. Andrew previously worked as Associate Editor for the Lowy Institute for International
Policy and is a recipient of the Herbert Burton Medal from the University of Canberra.