Dr Daniel Baldino is a political scientist, specialising in international relations, US politics, Australian foreign policy and intelligence sector reform. He completed his PhD at the University of South Australia. He also has a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Education (Secondary Business) and Masters in International Politics. In 2000, he was a Research Associate at the Library of Congress, Washington DC. In 2005 he was a visiting scholar at the Program in Arms Control, Disarmament, and International Security (ACDIS), University of Illinois, USA and in 2007 at the Security and Governance Program, East-West Center, Hawaii, USA.
He has recentily edited a book on democratic oversight of the intelligence sector in a range of democratic nations.
In addition to a variety of other published chapters and papers regarding security strategy and foreign policy, he has written for Eureka Street, the Hawke Institute, The Diplomat, Arena magazine and the Evatt Foundation. He has been teaching at Notre Dame since 2008.