Dr Henrietta McNeill

PhD, Research Fellow (Pacific Security, Geopolitics, Regionalism), Department of Pacific Affairs

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Calculated based on number of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus
Calculated based on number of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus
20142024

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Biography

Henrietta is a Research Fellow (Pacific Security, Geopolitics, Regionalism) in the Department of Pacific Affairs at the ANU. Her research focus is Pacific regional security and the security-migration nexus, particularly transnational crime, criminal deportations, border security, citizenship, and security cooperation.

Henrietta holds a PhD from the ANU examining the securitisation of criminal deportation to the Pacific Islands, particularly Tonga, Samoa and Cook Islands. During her studies, she was a 2021-22 Fulbright scholar visiting the University of Hawai’i, UCLA, and Lewis and Clark Law School (Oregon); and was named a La Trobe Indo-Pacific Emerging Leader in 2021.

Henrietta is a co-investigator on two Department of Defence Strategic Policy Grant projects: 'Pacific maritime security coordination: partnerships, priorities, and possibilities' (2024-2026) and ‘Statecraftiness: mapping competition, cooperation, and coercion in the Pacific Islands' (2022-2024); and was previously the Research Associate on another: ‘Mapping Security Cooperation in the Pacific Islands’ (2020-2023). 

She is the co-editor of the forthcoming volume 'Power and influence in the Pacific Islands: Understanding statecraftiness' (under contract with Routledge, due 2024) with Joanne Wallis, Alan Tidwell and Michael Rose.

Research Interests

Pacific security, security cooperation, border security, criminal deportation, transnational organised crime, geopolitics, regionalism, statecraft

Education/Academic qualification

International Relations, PhD, Offshore currents: Examining the securitisation and de-securitisation of criminal deportations to Tonga, Samoa and Cook Islands, The Australian National University

Award Date: 24 Jun 2024

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