Evelyn Goh FBA FASSA is the Shedden Professor of Strategic Policy Studies at the Australian National University, where she is Director of the Southeast Asia Institute. She has published widely on U.S.-China relations and diplomatic history, regional security order in East Asia, Southeast Asian strategies towards great powers, and environmental security. In 2022, Evelyn was elected a Fellow of the British Academy and a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.
She is the co-Managing Editor of the Cambridge Studies in International Relations book series and serves on the Editorial Boards of various academic journals, including International Security, International Affairs, International Theory, Asian Security, and the Journal of Global Security Studies. She is also the founder and Convenor of the Graduate Research and Development Network on Asian Security (GRADNAS).
Evelyn moved to Australia and the ANU in August 2013 and has held previous faculty positions at Royal Holloway University of London; the University of Oxford; and the Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore. She has held various visiting positions, including Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center, and Southeast Asian Fellow at the East-West Center, both in Washington DC. Major project grants include a UK Economic & Social Research Council Mid-Career Fellowship (2011-12); an Australian Research Council Discovery Grant (2019-2022); an East Asia Institute Fellowship (2011); and research grants from the British Academy, MacArthur Foundation, Sasakawa Peace Foundation, and Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation.
Evelyn holds Masters (1999) and Doctoral (2001) degrees in International Relations and an undergraduate degree in Geography (1996), all from the University of Oxford. She also holds a Masters in Environment & Development from Cambridge (1997).