Dr Anthony Bergin is a Senior Research Fellow at the National Security College. He is also a senior analyst at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, having previously served as the institute’s research director and deputy director.
Dr Bergin’s professional training was in political science, law and international relations at Monash University and the ANU. Prior to joining ASPI in 2006, he was an academic engaged for 25 years in professional military education; first at the Royal Australian Naval College and then at the Australian Defence Force Academy. He led the Australian Defence Studies Centre at the academy for 12 years and taught homeland security. For four years, he served as an Adjunct Reader in International Law at the Australian National University, and he has been a visiting professor at the University of Delaware. Dr Bergin has published widely in scholarly journals and policy papers on Australian foreign policy, maritime affairs and national security and is a frequent contributor to quality press publications on these issues. He regularly blogs on The Strategist and Policy Forum.