HDP Envall

H. D. P. (David) Envall is a Fellow / Senior Lecturer in the Department of International Relations at ANU. In addition to having worked as a copy editor and corporate editor/writer, David has formerly held appointments at Tokyo International University and La Trobe University. David has a BA (Hons) from the University of Melbourne, an MA from Hitotsubashi University, and a PhD from the University of Melbourne. His research interests include Japanese political leadership, Japan’s post-war security politics, and security in the Asia-Pacific. Find out more about David's work at hdpenvall.com.

Career highlights

Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy, 2019-present; Honorary Associate, La Trobe University, 2015-present; Fellow, Higher Education Academy, 2016-19; Fellow, ANU Research School of Asia & the Pacific, 2011-16; Principal Investigator, MacArthur Foundation Asia Security Initiative Project (2nd round), 2014-15; ANU Research School of Asia & the Pacific Travel Grant 2014; Associate Investigator, Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security, 2009-13; Postdoctoral Fellow, ANU-MacArthur Asia Security Initiative 2009–13; ANU Research School of Asia & the Pacific Travel Grant 2011; East Asia Forum Emerging Scholar Finalist, 2010; Visiting Scholar, Waseda University, 2009; Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences Research Grant, La Trobe University, 2007 & 2009; Visiting Research Fellow, Hitotsubashi University, 2007; Director of the Japan Defense Agency Prize (First Prize) for the Fifth (2000) Japan Defense Agency and Defense Research Center Foundation Essay Competition; Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Research Scholarship, 2000-04; Lionel Phillips Japanese Scholarship, 1998; Melbourne University International Scholarship, University of Melbourne, 1997.

Research Interest

Japan: Political leadership, foreign policy, and post-war security politics; Asia Pacific: Regional security architecture, Japan-Australia relations, Japan-India relations; Foreign policy analysis: Domestic politics and foreign policy, political leadership and diplomacy.