Dr Adam Kamradt-Scott

BN, MA Griffith, PhD Aberystwyth
Senior Lecturer

H04 - Merewether Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 8986

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Biographical details

Adam began his career as a Registered Nurse in Brisbane, Australia, where he specialized in emergency care before serving as the clinical risk management coordinator for seven public and private hospitals. In 2003, Adam relocated to the United Kingdom where he completed his PhD in International Politics at the Centre for Health and International Relations, in the Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University.

Adam returned to Australia in 2007 where he worked as a legislative and political adviser to an Australian Senator before taking up a position in the Australian Public Service where he worked in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet as part of a small team tasked with revising and testing Australia's pandemic preparedness plans. In 2009 Adam joined the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, where he continues to hold the post as Honorary Lecturer. He is a regular contributor and the Asia correspondent for the Health Diplomacy Monitor, which publishes details on upcoming meetings and diplomatic events that have a bearing on global health issues. Adam commenced with the Centre for International Security Studies in November 2011.

Research interests

  • Health Security (broadly defined) with a particular focus on Asia
  • International organisations, governance and diplomacy
  • Securitization theory and risk
  • Infectious diseases (pandemic influenza, SARS, MERS, etc)
  • Civil-military relations

Teaching and supervision

Current Courses
  • CISS6001 - New Security Challenges
  • CISS6003 - Business and Security
  • CISS6004 - Disease and Security

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected grants

2014

  • Investigating civil-military in health security in the Lower Mekong Delta region; Kamradt-Scott A; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.

2013

  • ESRC Seminar Series: Global Health Security; Elbe S, Sowerby C, Kamradt-Scott A, Jennings J; Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) UK/Research Grant.

2012

  • Sydney Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity Network (SIBRN); Sorrell T, Bennett B, Booy R, Crawford J, Dwyer D, Gilbert G, Giles F, Holmes A, Hossain L, Iredell J, Jones C, Kesson A, Kerridge I, Marais B, Simpson S, Sintchenko V, Ward M, Werder O, Britton W, Dhand N, Hunter C, Kamradt-Scott A, Mor S, Salkeld G, Shaw T, Smith F, Wood N; DVC Research/Research Network Scheme (SyReNS).

Selected publications

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Books

  • Davies, S., Kamradt-Scott, A., Rushton, S. (2015). Disease Diplomacy: International norms and global health security. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2015). Managing Global Health Security: The World Health Organization and disease outbreak control. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • McInnes, C., Kamradt-Scott, A., Lee, K., Roemer-Mahler, A., Rushton, S., Williams, O. (2014). The Transformation of Global Health Governance. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Book Chapters

  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2015). Health, Security and Diplomacy in Historical Perspective. In Simon Rushton, Jeremy Youde (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Global Health Security, (pp. 189-200). London: Routledge.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2014). Preparing for the Next Pandemic. In Garrett W. Brown, Gavin Yamey and Sarah Wamala (Eds.), The Handbook of Global Health Policy, (pp. 539-553). West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
  • Yu Hung-Lai, A., Kamradt-Scott, A., Coker, R. (2013). Future Pandemics: Transnational Health Challenges in East and Southeast Asia. In Andrew T. H. Tan (Eds.), East and South-East Asia: International Relations and Security Perspectives, (pp. 212-222). London: Routledge.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2013). Problems and prospects for health in the twenty-first century. In David Williams, Sophie Harman (Eds.), Governing the World Cases in global governance, (pp. 128-141). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A., Yoon, S. (2013). The global health governance of pandemic influenza: A snapshot of Asia's contribution. In Kelley Lee, Tikki Pang, Yeling Tan (Eds.), Asias Role in Governing Global Health, (pp. 99-113). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A., Lee, K., Xu, J. (2013). The International Health Regulations (2005): Asia's contribution to a global health governance framework. In Kelley Lee, Tikki Pang, Yeling Tan (Eds.), Asias Role in Governing Global Health, (pp. 83-98). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A., Holden, C., Lee, K. (2011). The Shifting Landscape of Public Health: From International to Global Health. In Richard Parker, Marni Sommer (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Global Public Health, (pp. 31-37). United States of America and Canada: Taylor and Francis.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2009). The WHO and SARS: The Challenge of Innovative Responses to Global Health Security. In Andrew Fenton Cooper, John J. Kirton (Eds.), Innovation in Global Health Governance: Critical Cases, (pp. 63-79). farnham: Ashgate.

Journals

  • Smith, F., Kamradt-Scott, A. (2014). Antipodal biosecurity? Oversight of dual use research in the United States and Australia. Frontiers in Public Health.
  • Lee, K., Kamradt-Scott, A. (2014). The multiple meanings of global health governance: a call for conceptual clarity. Globalization and Health, 10(28), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2013). The politics of medicine and the global governance of pandemic influenza. International Journal of Health Services, 43(1), 105-121. [More Information]
  • Lee, K., Kamradt-Scott, A., Yoon, S., Xu, J. (2012). Asian Contributions To Three Instruments Of Global Health Governance. Global Policy, 3(3), 348-361. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2012). Changing Perceptions of Pandemic Influenza and Public Health Responses. American Journal of Public Health, 102(1), 90-98. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2012). Evidence-based medicine and the governance of pandemic influenza. Global Public Health, 7(2), S111-S126. [More Information]
  • McInnes, C., Kamradt-Scott, A., Lee, K., Reubi, D., Roemer-Mahler, A., Rushton, S., Williams, O., Woodling, M. (2012). Framing global health: The governance challenge. Global Public Health, 7(S2), S83-S94. [More Information]
  • Marais, B., Crawford, J., Iredell, J., Ward, M., Simpson, S., Gilbert, G., Griffiths, P., Kamradt-Scott, A., Colagiuri, R., Jones, C., et al (2012). One world, one health: Beyond the Millennium Development Goals. The Lancet, 380(9844), 805-806. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A., Rushton, S. (2012). The revised International Health Regulations: socialization, compliance and changing norms of global health security. Global Change, Peace and Security, 24(1), 57-70. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A., McInnes, C. (2012). The securitisation of pandemic influenza: framing, security and public policy. Global Public Health, 7(S2), S95-S110. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A., Lee, K. (2011). The 2011 Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework: Global Health Secured or a Missed Opportunity? Political Studies, 59(4), 831-847. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2011). The evolving WHO: implications for global health security. Global Public Health, 6(8), 801-813. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2010). The WHO Secretariat, norm entrepreneurship & global communicable disease control. Journal of International Organization Studies.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2009). Disease outbreaks and health governance in the Asia-Pacific: Australia’s role in the region. Australian Journal of International Affairs, 63(4), 550-570. [More Information]

2015

  • Davies, S., Kamradt-Scott, A., Rushton, S. (2015). Disease Diplomacy: International norms and global health security. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2015). Health, Security and Diplomacy in Historical Perspective. In Simon Rushton, Jeremy Youde (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Global Health Security, (pp. 189-200). London: Routledge.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2015). Managing Global Health Security: The World Health Organization and disease outbreak control. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

2014

  • Smith, F., Kamradt-Scott, A. (2014). Antipodal biosecurity? Oversight of dual use research in the United States and Australia. Frontiers in Public Health.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2014). Preparing for the Next Pandemic. In Garrett W. Brown, Gavin Yamey and Sarah Wamala (Eds.), The Handbook of Global Health Policy, (pp. 539-553). West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
  • Lee, K., Kamradt-Scott, A. (2014). The multiple meanings of global health governance: a call for conceptual clarity. Globalization and Health, 10(28), 1-10. [More Information]
  • McInnes, C., Kamradt-Scott, A., Lee, K., Roemer-Mahler, A., Rushton, S., Williams, O. (2014). The Transformation of Global Health Governance. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

2013

  • Yu Hung-Lai, A., Kamradt-Scott, A., Coker, R. (2013). Future Pandemics: Transnational Health Challenges in East and Southeast Asia. In Andrew T. H. Tan (Eds.), East and South-East Asia: International Relations and Security Perspectives, (pp. 212-222). London: Routledge.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2013). Problems and prospects for health in the twenty-first century. In David Williams, Sophie Harman (Eds.), Governing the World Cases in global governance, (pp. 128-141). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A., Yoon, S. (2013). The global health governance of pandemic influenza: A snapshot of Asia's contribution. In Kelley Lee, Tikki Pang, Yeling Tan (Eds.), Asias Role in Governing Global Health, (pp. 99-113). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A., Lee, K., Xu, J. (2013). The International Health Regulations (2005): Asia's contribution to a global health governance framework. In Kelley Lee, Tikki Pang, Yeling Tan (Eds.), Asias Role in Governing Global Health, (pp. 83-98). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2013). The politics of medicine and the global governance of pandemic influenza. International Journal of Health Services, 43(1), 105-121. [More Information]

2012

  • Lee, K., Kamradt-Scott, A., Yoon, S., Xu, J. (2012). Asian Contributions To Three Instruments Of Global Health Governance. Global Policy, 3(3), 348-361. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2012). Changing Perceptions of Pandemic Influenza and Public Health Responses. American Journal of Public Health, 102(1), 90-98. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2012). Evidence-based medicine and the governance of pandemic influenza. Global Public Health, 7(2), S111-S126. [More Information]
  • McInnes, C., Kamradt-Scott, A., Lee, K., Reubi, D., Roemer-Mahler, A., Rushton, S., Williams, O., Woodling, M. (2012). Framing global health: The governance challenge. Global Public Health, 7(S2), S83-S94. [More Information]
  • Marais, B., Crawford, J., Iredell, J., Ward, M., Simpson, S., Gilbert, G., Griffiths, P., Kamradt-Scott, A., Colagiuri, R., Jones, C., et al (2012). One world, one health: Beyond the Millennium Development Goals. The Lancet, 380(9844), 805-806. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A., Rushton, S. (2012). The revised International Health Regulations: socialization, compliance and changing norms of global health security. Global Change, Peace and Security, 24(1), 57-70. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A., McInnes, C. (2012). The securitisation of pandemic influenza: framing, security and public policy. Global Public Health, 7(S2), S95-S110. [More Information]

2011

  • Kamradt-Scott, A., Lee, K. (2011). The 2011 Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework: Global Health Secured or a Missed Opportunity? Political Studies, 59(4), 831-847. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2011). The evolving WHO: implications for global health security. Global Public Health, 6(8), 801-813. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A., Holden, C., Lee, K. (2011). The Shifting Landscape of Public Health: From International to Global Health. In Richard Parker, Marni Sommer (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Global Public Health, (pp. 31-37). United States of America and Canada: Taylor and Francis.

2010

  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2010). The WHO Secretariat, norm entrepreneurship & global communicable disease control. Journal of International Organization Studies.

2009

  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2009). Disease outbreaks and health governance in the Asia-Pacific: Australia’s role in the region. Australian Journal of International Affairs, 63(4), 550-570. [More Information]
  • Kamradt-Scott, A. (2009). The WHO and SARS: The Challenge of Innovative Responses to Global Health Security. In Andrew Fenton Cooper, John J. Kirton (Eds.), Innovation in Global Health Governance: Critical Cases, (pp. 63-79). farnham: Ashgate.

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