Joanne Wallis

 Dr Joanne Wallis is a Senior Lecturer in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, Australian National University. She completed her PhD in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge, where she was a Poynton Cambridge Australia scholar and Wolfson College Commonwealth scholar.

Joanne’s research focuses on security, intervention and peace-building in the South Pacific, currently supported by two ARC Discovery grants.  Her first book, Constitution Making during State Buildingpublished by Cambridge University Press explores these issues through case studies of constitution-making in Timor-Leste and Bougainville.