Professor Lorraine Elliott is Professor of International Relations in the School of International, Political and Strategic Studies at the Australian National University. From 2003-2005, she was Reader in International Relations and Programme Director for the Graduate Diploma and MA in International Relations in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick from 2003-2005. Prof Elliott has held visiting fellowships at the Asia Research Centre at the London School of Economics, at Balliol College, Oxford, the Free University of Amsterdam and the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.
Her research interests range across several fields of international relations and include: global governance; global environmental politics; transnational environmental crime; global ethics and international relations theory (particularly cosmopolitan theory); human security; the regional politics of Southeast Asia (particularly related to non-traditional security and to regional environmental governance); globalisation of security and the use of military force and forces. She currently leads a three year project on Transnational Environmental Crime, funded by the Australian Research Council and the Australian government’s federal environment department.
Prof Elliott has received research grants from the United States Institute of Peace, the Japan Foundation, the Canadian Government and the Australian Research Council. She recently completed a three year term on the Board of Directors of the Academic Council on the United Nations System, and a similar term on the executive of the Environmental Studies Section of the International Studies Association. She is also a member of the Australian National Committee of the Council for Security Cooperation Asia Pacific (CSCAP).