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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 → …

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

Jan 2009 → …

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Projects 2019 2021

Research Outputs 1991 2019

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

The People's Liberation Army Rocket Force: reshaping China's approach to strategic deterrence

Gill, B. & Ni, A., 2019, In : Australian Journal of International Affairs. 73, 2, p. 160-180 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

posture
deterrence
liberation
military
China

China's New Missile Force: New Ambitions, New Challenges (Part 2)

Gill, B. & Ni, A., 19 Sep 2018, In : China Brief. 18, 15, 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Open Access
weapon of mass destruction
deterrence
driver
threat
China

China's New Missile Force: New Ambitions, New Challenges (Part 1)

Ni, A. & Gill, B., 10 Aug 2018, In : China Brief. 18, 14, 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Open Access
China
language

China's "new" strategic forces: the PLA Rocket Force and the PLA Strategic Support Force and implications for the United States

Gill, B., Jun 2018, 100 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearchpeer-review

organization
China

Prizes

Royal Order of the Commander of the Polar Star

Robert Gill (Recipient), Apr 2013

Prize: Honorary award

Foreigners
Sweden
Commanders
Monarch

Press / Media

Expect a shakeup of China's military elite at the 19th Party Congress

Robert Gill

16/10/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

President Trump visit to Asia

Robert Gill

27/09/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Review of Michael J Green book, By More than Providence

Robert Gill

23/05/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Australia's relationship with China

Robert Gill & Linda Jakobson

13/04/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

US-China summit April 2017

Robert Gill

10/04/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment