Professor Alan Dupont is the foundation Michael Hintze Chair of International Security and Director of the Centre for International Security Studies at the University of Sydney.
He holds a PhD in International Relations from the Australian National University and is a graduate of the Royal Military College, Duntroon, and the US Foreign Service Institute. Professor Dupont has worked on Australian defence and Asian security issues for more than thirty years as a strategist, diplomat, policy analyst and scholar.
He was "Senior Fellow at the Lowy Institute for International Policy, was formerly Senior Fellow and Director of the Asia Pacific Security Program at the Australian National University's Strategic and Defence Studies Centre. He is a graduate of the Royal Military College Duntroon and has a PhD in International Relations from the Australian National University.
"Dr Dupont has more than 30 years' experience in government with the Departments of Defence and Foreign Affairs and Trade, and served in the Australian embassies in Seoul and Jakarta. He has also worked as a freelance journalist in South America and as a consultant to government and the corporate sector, both in Australia and overseas. Dr Dupont is a member of the Australian National Committee of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific (CSCAP), a member of the Council of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute and a member of the Foreign Affairs Council.
"In 2004 Dr Dupont received a Linkage Industry Fellowship from the Australian Research Council. He was appointed to the Management Board of the Land Warfare Studies Centre by the Chief of the Australian Army in July 2005."
- "Alan DuPont", Online Opinion, accessed September 2006.
- "Alan Dupont:Fellow - Strategic and Defence Studies Centre", Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, accessed September 2006.