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Dr Joe Burton

Joe Burton

Senior Lecturer

Qualifications: BScEcon (Aberystwyth), MInt.St, PhD (Otago)

About Joe

I am Senior Lecturer in the Political Science and Public Policy Programme and the New Zealand Institute for Security and Crime Science.  My research focuses on regional responses to transnational security challenges, most notably cyber security, and with a focus on the Euro Atlantic and Asia Pacific regions. My doctoral research analysed NATO’s durability in the post-Cold War era and how the alliance was able to adapt to a changing security environment.

Research Supervised

In 2018 I will be teaching the following courses:

300 level - Cyber Security and the Global Politics of the Internet

500 level - Cyber Security and Cyber Warfare

500 level - International Security, Strategy and Technology

Research Interests

I am interested in research collaborations and supervision in the following areas:

Cyber Security; US Foreign Policy; NATO and Transatlantic Security; Information Warfare and Strategic Communications; Science, Technology and International Security (including Artificial Intelligence and Drone Warfare); Asia Pacific Security; Terrorism and Failed States.

Recent Publications

  • Burton, J. (2019). Four lessons we must take away from the Christchurch terror attack. Retrieved from https://theconversation.com/

  • Burton, J. (2019). Societal cyber security: A 'New' framework for theory and policy?. In University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

  • Burton, J. (2018). Hacking your holiday: how cyber criminals are increasingly targeting the tourism market. Retrieved from https://theconversation.com/

  • Burton, J. (2018). NATO's durability in a post-Cold War world. SUNY Press.

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Keywords

American Politics; Asian Politics; Cyber Security; East Asian Studies; Eastern Europe; European Union; Human Computer Interaction; International Relations; New Zealand Politics; Politics; Security; Technology; Terrorism; Violence


Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Burton, Dr Joe 4724 jburton J.2.23 Political Science & Public Policy
Burton, Dr Joe 4724 jburton J.2.23 Institute for Security and Crime Science

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