• 551 Citations
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1991 …2020

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Personal profile

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

Chair, Board of Directors, China Policy Centre

2020 → …

Senior Associate Fellow, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI, London)

2020 → …

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

20142019

Editorial Board member, China Quarterly

2012 → …

Member, International Advisory Board, Shanghai Institutes of International Studies

1 Dec 2010 → …

Editorial Board member, Security Challenges

2010 → …

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

Jan 2009 → …

Member, Council on Foreign Relations

2000 → …

Editorial Board member, Journal of Contemporary China

1998 → …

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Projects

Research Outputs

Assessing the ambitious reforms of the Chinese People's Liberation Army: progress, problems and prospects

Gill, B., Jun 2020, United service, 71, 2, p. 9-12 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticle

Open Access
  • Assessing the ambitious reforms of the People's Liberation Army: progress, problems, and prospects

    Gill, B., Ni, A., Schreer, B. & Blasko, D., Mar 2020, 117 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

    Gill, B., Dec 2019, In : Disruptive Asia. 3, p. 3-6 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 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 journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Prizes

    Royal Order of the Commander of the Polar Star

    Bates Gill (Recipient), Apr 2013

    Prize: Honorary award

  • Press / Media

    long interview with Bates Gill on Xi Jinping

    Bates Gill

    13/04/20

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    on Chinese navy use of laser against US military aircraft

    Bates Gill

    29/02/20

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    on US-China Phase 1 trade deal

    Bates Gill

    16/01/20

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    on Taiwan elections

    Bates Gill

    13/01/20

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    on US foreign policy

    Bates Gill

    10/01/20

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment