Prof. CARL THAYER
University of New South Wales, Australia
Prof. Carlyle Thayer Carlyle A. Thayer is Emeritus Professor, The University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. He is also Director of Thayer Consultancy, a small business registered in Australia that provides political analysis of current regional security issues and other research support to selected clients. He was educated at Brown, holds an M.A. in Southeast Asian Studies from Yale, and a PhD in International Relations from The Australian National University. He was the C. V. Starr Distinguished Visiting Professor of Southeast Asian Studies at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University (2005) and the Inaugural Frances M. and Stephen H. Fuller Distinguished Visiting Professor of Southeast Asian Studies at the Center for International Studies, Ohio University (2008). He is the author of over 500 publications on Vietnam and regional security issues in Southeast Asia.