Defence expert appointed to lead PICT
Professor Schreer previously worked at the Australian Strategic Policing Institute as Senior Analyst for defence strategy. He was also a Senior Lecturer and Deputy Head of the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at ANU.
Before coming to Australia, he held positions as the Deputy Director of the Aspen Institute in Berlin, Research Group Leader at Konstanz University and a Research Fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, SWP) in Berlin.
"I am very excited to be joining Macquarie University and look forward to contributing to its success. It is a privilege to be heading the Department for Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism and to further advance its excellence in security research and teaching," says Professor Schreer.
Professor Schreer specialises in security studies and his primary research interest is Australian and Asian defence development and strategy. He has been widely published on strategic trends in the Asia-Pacific region.