Dr Jai Galliott

Research Fellow - Indo-Pacific Defence
Bachelor of Arts (MQ), Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (CSU), Doctor of Philosophy (MQ)
School of Social Sciences

Contact

+ 61 (0)424 043 247
Morven Brown
Kensington Campus
Fields: Defence Studies, Human Bioethics, Applied Ethics, Government and Politics of Asia and the Pacific
Tags: Bioethics, Emerging Defence Technologies, Defence and Security Policy, Defence, International Relations

Galliott is a defence analyst and expert on the socio-ethical and strategic issues associated with the employment of emerging technologies, including cyber systems, autonomous vehicles and soldier augmentation technologies as they affect Australia and the world abroad. His most recent publications include the following books:

  • Technology and the Future of Spying: Technology, National Security and Intelligence Collection (Routledge 2016)
  • Military Robots: Mapping the Moral Landscape (Ashgate 2015)
  • Super Soldiers: The Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (Ashgate 2015)
  • Commercial Space Exploration: Ethics, Policy and Governance (Ashgate 2015)

Galliott has received competitive research funding from the Commonwealth Goverment, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, and the Australian Army. He served briefly as an officer of the Royal Australian Navy prior to commencing his academic career and is an associate of the Consortium on Emerging Technologies, Military Operations, and National Security (CETMONS), the Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research (CRUSER) and is a member of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET). He has spoken on defence and strategic studies at prestigious venues including Oxford University and the United Nations in Geneva, as well as for ABC Television, BBC World Service, Triple M, and The Wire. He has also written for The Sydney Morning Herald & The Canberra Times.

Galliott is keen to engage in collaborative research, supervise research students and speak with anyone sharing related interests.

Research

Galliott is a defence analyst and expert on the ethical, legal and political issues associated with the employment of emerging technologies, including autonomous vehicles, cyber systems and soldier augmentation technologies as they affect Australia and the world abroad. His most recent publications include the following books:

  • Technology and the Future of Spying: Technology, National Security and Intelligence Collection (Routledge 2016)
  • Military Robots: Mapping the Moral Landscape (Ashgate 2015)
  • Super Soldiers: The Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (Ashgate 2015)
  • Commercial Space Exploration: Ethics, Policy and Governance (Ashgate 2015)

Galliott has received competitive research funding from the Commonwealth Goverment, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, and the Australian Army. He served briefly as an officer of the Royal Australian Navy prior to commencing his academic career and is an associate of the Consortium on Emerging Technologies, Military Operations, and National Security (CETMONS), the Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research (CRUSER) and is a member of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET). He has spoken on defence and strategic studies for ABC Television, BBC World Service, Triple M, and The Wire. He has also written for The Sydney Morning Herald & The Canberra Times.

Galliott is keen to engage in collaborative research, supervise research students and speak with anyone sharing related interests.

Honours and prizes

2013 Executive Dean’s Award for Best HDR Publication Record ($500), Macquarie University

2010 Communities of Enquiry Prize ($200), Macquarie University

2007 Medal for Service, The State of New South Wales

Professional contribution

2015-6 Manuscript Reviewer, Routledge & Oxford University press

2014 Reviewer, Ethics and International Affairs

2014 Manuscript Reviewer, Ashgate

2013 Reviewer, Journal of Military Ethics

2013 Reviewer, Ethics and Information Technology

2012 Reviewer, IEEE Technology and Society Magazine

Related links

www.jaigalliott.com