Dr Zac Rogers

Research Associate

Centre for United States and Asia Policy Studies

Research expertise

Combining national security, intelligence, and defence with social cybersecurity, digital anthropology, and democratic resilience.

Research expertise

Combining national security, intelligence, and defence with social cybersecurity, digital anthropology, and democratic resilience.

place Social Sciences South (102)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Dr Zac Rogers PhD is a Research Lead at the newly established Jeff Bleich Centre for the US Alliance in Digital Technology, Security, and Governance at Flinders University of South Australia.

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy International Relations 2019

Bachelor of International Studies (Honours) 2013

Honours, awards and grants

University Medal 2013

Bill Brugger Prize 2013

Key responsibilities

Currently lead researcher in a defence/academic collaborative project exploring the impact of digital transformation from infrastructure to the human/computer interface on Australia’s internal and external security, national interests, defence planning, and strategy.

Research expertise
Artificial intelligence and image processing
Astronomical and space sciences
Autonomous vehicles
Banking, finance and investment
Communications technologies
Cyber safety in Asia Pacific region
Distributed computing
Geographical Information Systems
History and philosophy of specific fields
Identity/ethnicity/nationalism
Information systems
International relations
Network analysis
Operations Research
Philosophy
Political science
Political sociology
Remote Sensing
War studies
Teaching interests

International relations

Security Studies

Strategic/military affairs

Cyber security

Digital disruption

Publications
Further information

Online engagement

https://www.lowyinstitute.org/the-interpreter/if-5g-takes-little-longer-australia-all-better

https://www.lowyinstitute.org/the-interpreter/paradigm-shift-understanding-propaganda-digital-age

https://thestrategybridge.org/the-bridge/2019/1/28/targeting-our-blind-spot-of-trust-five-impossibilities-of-liberal-democracy-in-a-dangerous-digital-age

https://www.cove.org.au/adaptation/article-cognitive-warfare-the-fight-weve-got/

https://www.cove.org.au/war-room/article-trust-as-a-strategic-resource-for-the-defence-of-australia/

https://voegelinview.com/in-defense-of-gray-reply-to-sean-haylocks-review-of-john-grays-seven-types-of-atheism/

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/digital-burial-kantianism-zac-rogers/

Conference papers

'Risk Mitigation Machines? Blockchain implications in cyber, defence, and strategy,' Current Directions Blockchain Conference, 3 July 2017, Flinders New Venture Institute, Tonsley.

'Innovation and Organisational Culture: Opportunities for China and Australia,' Innovation and Entrepreneurship: The Cooperation and New Vision of China and Australia, June 17-22 2016 Nankai University, Tianjin, China.

'The ontology of regional order: Resilience in the Western Pacific,' Seventh Oceanic Conference on International Studies, 4-6 July 2016 University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD.

Co-authored with David Willis & Jesse Barker Gale, 'Regional Maritime Security in East Asia,' CUSAPS Discussion Paper No.1/2014, Centre for United States and Asia Policy Studies.

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