Dr Andy Butfoy

  • Academic interests at Monash

    Andy is a specialist in international security issues. His research interests are primarily in (a) the evolving political, strategic and conceptual framework for global arms control, and (b) the relationship between US power and world order.

    His publications include two single-authored books  (dealing with concepts of security, and the control of weapons of mass destruction), various academic articles on international security, and numerous opinion pieces.

    At Monash Andy teaches US foreign policy, international arms control, and strategic studies.  In addition, he coordinates the Masters in International Relations.

    Before Monash

    Prior to coming to Monash, Andy was a senior lecturer at the UK Royal Military Academy (Sandhurst), and before that a research associate at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London.

    In addition, Andy has tutored at the London School of Economics and the Australian National University, and has run seminar programs at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra.

    He has a PhD from the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at the Australian National University in Canberra, an MA in War Studies from Kings College (London), and a BA Honours degree in International Relations from the University of Sussex.

    Andy comes from Kensal Green in London, and attended Willesden High School.