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Professor David Horner AM

Dip Mil Stud (Merit) (RMC Duntroon), MA (Hons) (UNSW), PhD (ANU)

Elected: 2015

Discipline: History

Specialisation: Australian defence history, operations, command, intelligence

Profile

Emeritus Professor David Horner is in the Strategic Defence Studies Centre at the Australian National University.  He is the Official Historian of Australian Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Post-Cold War Operations, and also Official Historian of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation.  He is the author or editor of 32 books on Australian defence history, operations and intelligence.

Appointments

Professor of Australian Defence History, ANU, 1999-2014

Publications

The Spy Catchers, The Official History of ASIO 1949-1963, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2014

(with John Connor), The Good International Citizen: Australian Peacekeeping in Asia, Africa and Europe: 1991-1993, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, 2014

Australia and the ‘New World Order’: From peackeeping to peace enforcement: 1988-1991, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, 2011

Strategic Command: General Sir John Wilton and Australia’s Asian Wars, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 2005

The Australian Centenary History of Defence, Volume 4, Making the Australian Defence Force, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 2001

Contact

Email: david.horner [at] anu.edu.au
Work Phone: (02) 6125 9933

Contact Information

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