Matthew Sussex is Director of the Politics and International Relations program at the University of Tasmania. His research specialisations include international security, Russian politics and foreign policy, strategic studies and international relations theory.
His most recent publications have been in the areas of energy security, power relations in the Asia-Pacific, security in the former Soviet space, and Australian strategic policy. He is a National Executive member of the Australian Institute of International Affairs and formerly associate editor of the Australian Journal of International Affairs.
His most recent book is (ed) Conflict in the former USSR (Cambridge University Press, 2012).