Dr Aiden Warren is Professor in Politics and IR at the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. He is also the Deputy Director of the Sir Lawrence Wackett Defence and Aerospace Centre and Fulbright Scholar in Australia-United States Alliance Studies. Professor Warren’s teaching and research interests are in the areas of international security, US national security and foreign policy, US politics (ideas, institutions, contemporary and historical), international relations (especially great power politics), issues associated with weapons of mass destruction (WMD) proliferation, nonproliferation and arms control, and emerging technologies (Cyber, AI, autonomous weapons).
Professor Warren has spent extensive time in Washington, DC, completing fellowships at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation, the Arms Control Association (ACA), and Institute for International Science and Technology Policy (IISTP) at George Washington University. He is the coauthor of US Foreign Policy and China: Security Challenges across the Bush, Obama and Trump Administrations (Edinburgh University Press, 2021) and Understanding Presidential Doctrines: U.S. National Security from George Washington to Joe Biden (Rowman and Littlefield, 2022).