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Biography

Dr Bates Gill has a 30-year career as a scholar, policy advisor and author, focusing on Asia-Pacific politics, foreign policy and security, with a particular focus on China and U.S.-China relations.  He has held leadership, research and academic positions with some of the world's leading institutions and universities, including the Brookings Institution, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, Johns Hopkins University, the University of Sydney, and the Australian National University. 

He has published eight books and over 150 other publications, including most recently China Matters: Getting it Right for Australia (Black Inc/LaTrobe University Press, 2017)(with Linda Jakobson).  His current research projects include a focus on the modernisation of Chinese strategic forces (nuclear, cyber, space) and how U.S. allies are balancing relations between a rising China and an uncertain America.

External positions

Associate Fellow, Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House)

Jan 2014 → …

Member, International Advisory Board, Shanghai Institutes of International Studies

1 Dec 2010 → …

Governing Board member, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), NTU

Jan 2009 → …

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Projects 2019 2021

Research Outputs 1991 2019

Bounded engagement: charting a new course in Australia-China relations

Gill, B., 14 Mar 2019, In : Australian Financial Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

China's sweeping military reforms: implications for Australia

Gill, B. & Ni, A., 2019, In : Security challenges. 15, 1, p. 33-45 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
liberation
reorganization
military
Military
reform

First salvo: missile tests mark intensified US-China competition

Gill, B., 5 Jul 2019, The Interpreter.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticleResearch

Open Access
military presence
China

Organization of China's strategic forces

Gill, B., 1 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) China as a strategic power. Bolt, P. J. & Smith, J. M. (eds.). Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

China
Liberation
Organizational structure
Organization structure

President Trump: in talks with Kim, don't abandon Japan

Gill, B., 25 Feb 2019, PacNet Commentary, 15 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticleResearch

Open Access

Prizes

Royal Order of the Commander of the Polar Star

Robert Gill (Recipient), Apr 2013

Prize: Honorary award

Foreigners
Sweden
Commanders
Monarch

Press / Media

US-China trade dispute

Robert Gill

14/10/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Need for China expertise

Robert Gill

2/10/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

PRC 70th anniversary parade

Robert Gill

1/10/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

PRC 70th anniversary parade

Robert Gill

1/10/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

PRC 70th anniversary parade

Robert Gill

1/10/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment