Walsh School of Foreign Service


CANZPS academics engage in a variety of research activities including study of the Australian-American alliance, New Zealand-US relations, and the Blue Continent. Alan Tidwell, director of the center, participates in “State-craftiness: mapping competition, cooperation, and coercion in the Pacific Islands”, funded a strategic policy from the Australian Department of Defence. In addition, Tidwell also participates in ‘A networked security architecture in the Pacific: Implications for Australia’, also funded also a Australian Department of Defence Strategic Policy Grant project. CANZPS has participanted in the Small States and the New Security Environment (SSANSE) project funded by a NATO grant. CANZPS students have an opportunity work on these research projects.

Oceanic Currents

Oceanic Currents is a blog dedicated to everything in Oceania.

Oceanic Currents

Blue Pacific Futures

Blue Pacific Futures promotes voices from the Pacific. It is a joint project of the Center for Australian, New Zealand and Pacific Studies and the Center for Pacific Island Studies at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa.

Blue Pacific Futures YouTube Channel