Department of Security Studies and Criminology

Dr Julian Droogan

Senior Lecturer

PhD, University of Sydney, 2009. BA (Hons), University of Sydney, 2003. PGCert in Higher Education, Macquarie University, 2014.

Research Interests

  • Countering Violent Extremism/Terrorism Studies
  • Religion and International Security
  • Material Culture and Security Studies
  • Asia Pacific Security Issues

Biography

Julian studied anthropology, Asian history and culture and religious studies at the University of Sydney, and wrote on religious identity formation for his postgraduate research work. Since joining Macquarie Julian has been the course convener for the PICT901: International Security and PICT913: Asia Pacific Security, and is currently the Coordinator of Learning and Teaching. Julian's research projects include an ongoing program examining and assessing Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) in Australia, especially at ways that academics and industry can work together to produce CVE outcomes. Julian also has an interest in the relationship between religions and international security in the Middle East and the Asia Pacific. Julian is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism (JPICT), an international peer-reviewed academic journal published by Routledge.

Teaching

  • PICT802 Terrorism Issues

Available Student Projects

  • Countering online extremist narratives
  • Exploring extreme religious narratives

Publications

Scholarly Books

  • Droogan, J & C. Ziemke-Dickens (eds.). Asian Transnational Security Challenges: Emerging Trends, Regional Visions. Institute for Defense Analysis: Sydney, 2010.
  • Droogan, J. Religion, Material Culture, Archaeology, Bloomsbury, London, 2013.

Book Chapters

  • Droogan, J., & Ziemke-Dickens, C. "Conclusion: The Emerging Trends". In J. Droogan & C. Ziemke-Dickens (eds.). Asian Transnational Security Challenges: Emerging Trends, Regional Visions. Institute for Defense Analysis: Sydney, 2010.
  • Droogan, J., et al. "Australia". In J. Droogan & C. Ziemke-Dickens (eds.). Asian Transnational Security Challenges: Emerging Trends, Regional Visions. Institute for Defense Analysis: Sydney, 2010.

Journal articles

  • Droogan, J. & Waldek, L., 'Continuing Drivers of Violent in Honiara: Making Friends and Influencing People', Australian Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 69, No. 3, 2015.
  • Droogan, J. & Waldek, L., 'Countering Violent Extremism Symposium: Partnering to Build Solutions - Outputs and Findings', Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism, Special Countering Violent Extremism Issue, (Guest Edited by Anne Aly), Vol. 10, No 1, 2015.
  • Droogan, Julian; Guthrie, Karina; Williams, Vincent. 'Popular Uprising in the Southwest Pacific? A Demographic Study', Journal of Social, Political, and Economic Studies, Vol. 37, No 4, 2012.

Projects & Grants

  • 2016: Online Violent Extremist Audiences in Australia and the United Kingdom. Funding from an ARC Discovery Grant. $250.000.
  • 2015: Countering Violent Extremism in NSW. Funding from NSW Government. $100,000.
  • 2014: Countering Violent Extremism Workshop. Funding from Federal AGs, NSW Police, Multicultural NSW. $25,000.
  • 2011: Mapping Violence in Honiara. Funding from Australian Department of Defence. $18,000.

HDR Supervisions

Current:

  • Adrin Choubineh, 'Modes of Radicalization Among Sydney-Based Shiite'.
  • Simon Henry, 'An Investigation into the Australian Survivalist Subculture'.

Completed:

  • Moinul Khan, 'The Islamic Resurgence: Why Bangladesh is a Case Apart'.
  • Khuram Iqbal, 'Evolution of Suicide Terrorism: A Case Study of Pakistan'.

Related websites


The Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism (JPICT)  (http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rpic20/current)


Julian Droogan

Contact
Phone: +61 (0) 2 9850 1425
Email: Julian.Droogan@mq.edu.au
Office location:
Level 2, South Wing,
Australian Hearing Hub
Macquarie University NSW 2109