Walsh School of Foreign Service

Welcome, Dr. Bec Strating!

CANZPS is pleased to welcome Dr. Rebecca (Bec) Strating, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at La Trobe University, as an affiliate of the center.

Dr. Strating received her PhD in politics from Monash University in 2013, and in her academic career has published two monographs and numerous scholarly articles and book chapters. In 2018, her article on the Timor Sea maritime dispute was awarded the prestigious Boyer Prize by the Australian Institute of International Affairs for best article published in the Australian Journal of International Affairs in 2017. Bec’s current research interests include maritime disputes in the Indo-Pacific and Australian foreign policy.

In 2019, Bec was awarded an Asia Studies Visiting Fellowship at the East-West Center in Washington, DC to conduct a research project titled ‘Defending the maritime rules-based order’. She is also a Non-Resident Fellow at Perth USAsia Centre.

See Dr. Strating’s full profile here, and follow her on Twitter at @becstrating.

Welcome, Dr. Strating!