Dr Huong Le Thu


Dr Huong Le Thu

 

Senior Analyst at Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

 

At ASPI, Dr Le Thu leads projects on Southeast Asia, including on regional alignment politics, perceptions of great power competition, defence diplomacy, regional dispute management particularly in the South China Sea, ASEAN regionalism and Australia’s engagement with the region. Prior to joining ASPI, Dr Le Thu taught at the Australian National University, held research positions at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute) in Singapore and the Institute of International Relations at the National Chengchi University, Taiwan. 

Dr Le Thu frequently comments in global media and has written for The Asian Security Journal, The Asia-Pacific Review, The Asian Policy, Oxford University Press, The Foreign Policy, The Financial Times, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Nikkei Asian Review, The Australian Financial Review, The Straits Times, Japan Times, and Taipei Times. Dr Le Thu has received a number of awards and grants, including US State Department Fellowship for East Asian Security, the European Commission’s Asia-Pacific Research and Advice Network (APRAN), and an Asia EDGE Fellowship – a U.S. whole-of-government initiative to advance the nexus between energy, infrastructure and national security throughout the Indo-Pacific.