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Since its founding, the primary purpose of the Bell School has been grounded in our scholars' ability to conduct and publish academically rigorous, conceptually innovative, world-leading research, and use that knowledge to educate, train, and engage with multiple stakeholders.

We have demonstrated commitment to high quality, multi-disciplinary, and impactful research. We have maintained a strong record of research partnerships with other universities, government agencies, and international organisations. And we have collaborated and helped build capacity with regional partners and local communities.

National Versus Human Security: Australian and Canadian Military Interventions
This book argues that for Australia and Canada, the concept of human security works better in practice than it does in theory.
Anatomies of Revolution
Featuring a wide range of cases from across modern world history, this book is a comprehensive account of one of the world's most important processes.
Children and the Responsibility to Protect
This publication brings together more than a dozen academics and practitioners from around the world to examine the intersections of the R2P principle and the theory and practice of child protection.
Understanding Oceania Celebrating the University of the South Pacific and its collaboration with The Australian National University
This book celebrates the collaboration of USP with The Australian National University in research, doctoral training, teaching and joint activities.
Democracy for Sale
'Democracy for Sale' is an on-the-ground account of Indonesian democracy, analyzing its election campaigns and behind-the-scenes machinations.
After American Primacy: Imagining the future of Australia's defence
It focuses on Australia's defense amidst global shifts, addressing US policies, China, Russia, and emerging regional powers, offering strategic scenarios for a transformed Indo-Pacific post-America.
Pacific Women in Politics book cover
Women are significantly underrepresented in politics in the Pacific Islands, given that only one in twenty Pacific parliamentarians are female, compared to one in five globally.
Strong Patronage, Weak Parties: The Case for Electoral Reform in the Philippines
Expert contributors survey major types of electoral systems found throughout the world, explain their powerful influence on both democratic quality and development outcomes, and explore the comparativ