Dr Thomas Wilkins

BA (Hons) MA (Hons) PhD Birm
Senior Lecturer

Member of China Studies Centre

Telephone +61 2 9351 5008

Website Contact Details

Map

Biographical details

Dr Thomas Wilkins specialises in Security Studies and Strategic Studies, with a particular emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region. He wrote his Ph.D thesis on the topic of Coalition Warfare at the University of Birmingham and as an Exchange Visitor at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University.

Before joining the University of Sydney he was a Lecturer in Military History/Security at the Department of Politics and Contemporary History, University of Salford, and held Post Doctoral Fellowships at the University of San Francisco, the East West Center (Honolulu) and the International Institute for Asian Studies (Amsterdam). In addition to contemporary International Relations and Security Thomas Wilkins retains an active interest the field of international history, where he regularly contributes to Military History journals.

Tom will spend the 2012-2013 academic year at National Taiwan University under the auspices of a Ministry of Foreign Affairs Taiwan Fellowship and at Tokyo University via a Japan Foundation Japanese Studies Fellowship.

Current research students

Project title Research student
A study in national power and its implications for regional, middle, and great power theory: the cases of Italy, Japan, and Australia Gabriele ABBONDANZA
An enquiry into geoeconomics of international infrastructure investment and development strategies in Indo-Pacific Kirill ARTYUKHOV

Visiting Professorships

  • Visiting Associate Professor(Global), Law Faculty, Keio University, Japan (Apr 18-Sept 18).
  • Visiting Associate Professor:Dept. of Politics and Public Administration, University of Hong Kong (Dec14-Jun15) [Full honorarium].Intensive Mode (Feb-Apr 2017).
  • Visiting Assistant Professor: Meiji University, Japan (Jun-July 14), [Full honorarium]
  • Visiting Professor: Russian Federal Far Eastern University (one week, May 2014), [Expenses]
  • Visiting Professor: Liu Institute for Global Issues, UBC, (Jun-Jul, 2010 and Jun-Jul, 2011).Funded by International Council for Canadian Studies, Canada Asia-Pacific Award.
  • Visiting Kiriyama Professorship: Center for the Pacific Rim, University of San Francisco (Spring 2008).Appointment as a Visiting Assistant Professor on the MA Asia Pacific Studies Program 2007-8.Teaching duties at 2ndyear/Senior level, MA dissertation supervision, and personal tuition/office consultation.
  • Leonardo da Vinci Exchange: Department of International Relations, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands (6 weeks, summer 2006).
  • Erasmus-SocratesExchanges: Uppsala University, Sweden (Oct 2005), Turkish Police Academy (Mar 2006), Tampere University, Finland (Apr 2006), Marmara University, Turkey (May 2006).

Professional Affiliations

  • The International Studies Association(ISA).
  • The International Political Science Association(IPSA).
  • The Australian Institute for International Affairs(AIIA)
  • The Asian Political and International Studies Association(APISA).
  • Japanese Studies Association of Australia(JSAA)
  • Australian Studies Association of Japan(ASAJ)

Fellowships and Awards

  • Senior Visiting Fellowship, Japan Institute for International Affairs, Kasumigaseki, Tokyo (Apr 2018-present)
  • Japan Society for Promotion of Sciences Long-Term Research Fellowship, (Aug 2016-May 2017). To conduct research at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Asia, Tokyo University.
  • University of Sydney Faculty Research Incubator2014 (AUD 5,000) to conduct research at HKU 2013-14 for second book manuscript on Japan’s foreign policy in Asia.
  • Japan Foundation Japanese Studies Fellowship- (1-year full stipend) for completion of the project ‘Japan’s Alliance Relations: A Conceptual Study, (Mar 2012-Feb 2013).
  • Taiwan Fellowship,Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China- (4-month full stipend & airfare), at the National Taiwan University, Department of Political Science, November 2011-February 2012.

Selected grants

2009

  • Securing Japan-Australia Relations; Wilkins T, Cook M, Cook M; Australia-Japan Foundation/Grant Program.

Selected publications

Download citations: PDF RTF Endnote

Books

  • Wilkins, T. (2019). Security in Asia Pacific: The Dynamics of Alignment (forthcoming). Boulder, Colorado: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

Edited Books

  • Struye de Swielande, T., Vandamme, D., Walton, D., Wilkins, T. (2018). Rethinking Middle Powers in the Asian Century: New Theories, New Cases. London, UK: Taylor and Francis. [More Information]

Book Chapters

  • Wilkins, T. (2019). Defining middle powers through IR theory: Three Images. Rethinking Middle Powers in the Asian Century: New Theories, New Cases, (pp. 45-61). London, UK: Taylor and Francis. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T., Walton, D. (2019). Introduction. Rethinking Middle Powers in the Asian Century: New Theories, New Cases, (pp. 1-16). London, UK: Taylor and Francis. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T. (2018). Australian Perspectives on the Bilateral Strategic Partnership with Japan. In Wilhelm M. Vosse and Paul Midford (Eds.), Japan's New Security Partnerships: Beyond the Security Alliance. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
  • Wilkins, T. (2017). Japan's new grand strategy: 'pro-active Realism' in the face of an 'increasingly severe' security environment. In Sakai and Sato (Eds.), Re-rising Japan: Its Strategic Power in International Relations. Bern: Peter Lang.
  • Wilkins, T. (2014). Australia: A "Traditional Middle Power" in the Asian Century. In Bruce Gilley, Andrew ONeil (Eds.), Middle Powers and the Rise of China, (pp. 149-170). Washington DC: Georgetown University Press.
  • Wilkins, T. (2014). Australia: A Traditional Middle Power Faces the Asian Century. In Bruce Gilley, Andrew ONeil (Eds.), Middle Powers and the Rise of China, (pp. 149-170). Washington DC: Georgetown University Press.
  • Wilkins, T. (2014). Australia: A Traditional Middle Power Faces the Asian Century. In Bruce Gilley, Andrew ONeil (Eds.), Middle Powers and the Rise of China, (pp. 149-170). Washington DC: Georgetown University Press.
  • Wilkins, T. (2014). Reinventing Japan in the Asian Century: Towards a New Grand Strategy? In Matthias Maass (Eds.), Foreign Policies and Diplomacies in Asia: Changes in Practice, Concepts, and Thinking in a Rising Region, (pp. 141-159). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Amsterdam University Press. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T. (2012). Japan-Australia Security Relations: Building a Real Strategic Partnership? In William Tow and Rikki Kersten (Eds.), Bilateral Perspectives on Regional Security: Australia, Japan and the Asia-Pacific Region, (pp. 111-127). London: Palgrave.
  • Wilkins, T. (2012). Korean Peninsula Division/Unification and Security Order in the Asia-Pacific Region. In Kyuroon Kim, Jae-Jeok Park (Eds.), Korean Peninsula Division/Unification from the International Perspective, (pp. 201-233). Seoul: Korea Institute for National Unification(KINU).
  • Wilkins, T. (2010). Building Regional Security Architecture: The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation From an Organisational Theories Perspective. In Mehdi Parvizi Amineh (Eds.), State, Society and International Relations in Asia, (pp. 163-178). Amsterdam Netherlands: Amsterdam University Press.
  • Wilkins, T. (2007). Trilateralism and Cooperation on Asymmetrical Threats: Terrorism, WMD and Regional Instability. Asia-Pacific Security: US, Australia and Japan and the New Security Triangle, (pp. 164-177). London, UK: Routledge Curzon imprint of Taylor & Francis.

Journals

  • Wilkins, T. (2018). After a decade of strategic partnership: Japan and Australia 'decentering' from the US alliance? The Pacific Review, 31(4), 498-514. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T. (2017). Australia and middle power approaches to Asia Pacific regionalism. Australian Journal of Political Science, 52(1), 110-125. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T. (2016). Australia and middle power approaches to Asia-Pacific regionalism. Australian Journal of Political Science, 52(1), 110-125. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T. (2016). The Japan choice: Reconsidering the risks and opportunities of the 'Special Relationship' for Australia. International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, 16(3), 477-520. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T. (2015). From "Strategic Partnership" to "Strategic 'Alliance"? 'Australia-Japan Security Ties and the Asia-Pacific'. Asia Policy, 20, 81-111.
  • Wilkins, T. (2015). From Strategic Partnership to Strategic Alliance? Australia-Japan Security Ties and the Asia-Pacific. Asia Policy, 20, 81-111. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T. (2012). 'Alignment', not 'alliance' - the shifting paradigm of international security cooperation: toward a conceptual taxonomy of alignment. Review of International Studies, 38(1), 53-76. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T. (2012). Taiwan-Japan Relations in an Era of Uncertainty. Asia Policy, 13, 113-132.
  • Wilkins, T. (2011). Japan's alliance diversification: a comparative analysis of the Indian and Australian strategic partnerships. International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, 11(1), 115-155. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T. (2010). The new 'Pacific Century' and the rise of China: an international relations perspective. Australian Journal of International Affairs, 64(4), 381-405. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T. (2009). 'Anatomy of a Military Disaster: The Fall of Singapore 1942', (Reviewed works: 'Singapore Burning' by Colin Smith, 'The Battle for Singapore' by Peter Thompson, 'Britain's Greatest Defeat' by Alan Warren, and 'Singapore Diary: The Hidden Journal of Captain R. M. Horner'). Journal of Military History, 73, 907-910.
  • Wilkins, T. (2008). '"Graveyard of Armies": A History of Conflict in Afghanistan' (Reviewed works: 'Afghanistan' by Amalendu Misra and 'The Origins of Conflict in Afghanistan' by Jeffery J. Roberts). International Peacekeeping, 15(2).
  • Wilkins, T. (2008). 'Analytical Eclecticism in Theorizing Japanese Security Policy', (Reviewed works: Japan Rising by Kenneth B. Pyle, 'Rethinking Japanese Security' by Peter J. Katzenstein, and 'Securing Japan' by Richard J. Samuels). Asian Security, 4(3), 1-6.
  • Wilkins, T. (2008). 'Forgotten History? The Collapse of British Asia 1941-49' (Reviewed works: 'Forgotten Wars: Freedom and Revolution in Southeast Asia' and 'Forgotten Armies: The Fall of British Asia, 1941-1945' by Christopher Bayly & Tim Harper). Journal for the Society for Army Historical Research, 86(345), 101-103.
  • Wilkins, T. (2008). 'The Battle for Japan 1944-45' (A 'Critique' of Max Hastings' 'Nemesis'). The Japan Policy Research Institute.
  • Wilkins, T. (2008). Russo-Chinese Strategic Partnership: A New Form of Security Cooperation? Contemporary Security Policy, 29(2), 358-383. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T. (2007). Towards a "Trilateral Alliance?"- Understanding the Role of Expediency and Values in American-Japanese-Australian Relations. Asian Security, 3(3), 251-278.
  • Wilkins, T. (2006). Analysing Coalition Warfare from an Intra-Alliance Politics Perspective: The Normandy Campaign 1944. The Journal of Strategic Studies, 29(6), 1121-1150. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T. (2004). Coalition Formation and Management in the Asia-Pacific Region: The Case of an American-Japanese-Australian Combination. Ritsumeikan Journal of Asia Pacific Studies, 14, 153-170.

Conferences

  • Wilkins, T. (2018). 'Australia-US Alliance: A Balance Sheet'. Warsaw Security Forum, Warsaw: Casimir Pulaski Foundation.
  • Wilkins, T. (2018). Balance Sheet of the Australia-US Alliance beyond the Trump Administration (forthcoming). Sasakawa Peace Foundation for the Warsaw Security Forum, Japan: Sasakawa Peace Foundation.
  • Wilkins, T. (2018). Changing Japan-Australia relations: A 21st Century "Strategic Partners". Australian Studies Association of Japan, Sydney: Australian Studies Association of Japan.
  • Wilkins, T. (2018). Making sense of the "Indo-Pacific" concept: a view from Australia. Japan Institute of International Affairs, Japan: Japan Institute of International Affairs.
  • Wilkins, T. (2018). What's Special about the Australia-Japan strategic partnership? (forthcoming). Workshop Edited Papers, Queensland: Griffith University.
  • Wilkins, T. (2017). Australia � A Middle Power navigates a G-Zero world', The Era of Uncertainty Leadership: East Asian responses to a G-Z World and the role of Middle Powers. Social Science Research Institute, Japan: International Christian University.
  • Wilkins, T. (2017). Australia-Japan: The Triple Hedge. Australia-Japan Symposium, Sydney: Western Sydney University.
  • Wilkins, T. (2017). Duel of the century: Sino-US visions of Future Regional Order in the Asia pacific. International Studies Association Asia Pacific, Hong Kong: The University of Hong Kong.
  • Wilkins, T. (2017). Middle Powers: A new Theoretical Framework for Analysis. Universit� catholique de Louvain, Belgium: Universit� catholique de Louvain.
  • Wilkins, T. (2017). Pacific Century. Asia Pacific Conference, Beppu: Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University.
  • Wilkins, T. (2017). The emergence of a post-liberal regional order in the Asia Pacific. International Christian University, Tokyo: International Christian University.
  • Wilkins, T. (2016). Asia-Pacific Security Alignment: Towards a Framework for Analysis. ISA Asia Pacific Conference, Hong Kong: The International Studies Association.
  • Wilkins, T. (2016). Australian approaches to regional security cooperation. 2016 Asia-Pacific Security Forum, Bangkok: Asia-Pacific Security Forum.
  • Wilkins, T. (2016). Australian perspectives on the bilateral strategic partnership with Japan. ISA Asia Pacific Conference, Hong Kong: The International Studies Association.
  • Wilkins, T. (2016). Japan in search of Allies. Ritsumeikan APU, Beppu: Ritsumeikan APU.
  • Wilkins, T. (2016). Region, Order, Architecture and Alignment in the Asia Pacific. Australian Political Science Association, Sydney.
  • Wilkins, T. (2015). Korea-Oceania Next Generation Policy Expert Forum. Korea Foundation/Australian Institute for International Affairs, Sydney: The Korea Foundation.
  • Wilkins, T. (2015). Towards Successful Partnerships: Learning from Experience. Japan-Australia University Symposium, Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • Wilkins, T. (2010). Japan-Australia Security Relations: Building a Real Strategic Partnership? Comprehensive Security in the Asia-Pacific Region Conference 2009, Korea: Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Wilkins, T. (2018). Australia and Japan facing "disruptive" challenges to the rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific. JIIA Policy Brief.
  • Wilkins, T. (2018). Australia and the "Indo Pacific" concept - disambiguating the "idea" and the "region" from quadrilateral "strategy". JIIA Policy Brief.
  • Wilkins, T. (2018). Australia and the Indo-Pacific: A Region in Search of a Strategy, or a Strategy in Search of a Region? Italian Institute for Political Studies.
  • Wilkins, T., Cook, M. (2015). Anchors and Antidotes: The Japan-Australia Strategic Partnership. Asia Pacific Bulletin, 33.
  • Wilkins, T., Cook, M. (2014). Aligned Allies: The Australia-Japan Strategic Partnership. Tokyo Foundation.
  • Wilkins, T. (2014). Japan's Grand Strategy and New Strategic Partnerships. Tokyo Foundation.
  • Wilkins, T. (2012). Taipei and Tokyo: toward a closer relationship? East Asia Forum.
  • Wilkins, T. (2012). Taiwan-Japan Relations: Time for a New Strategic Vision? JPRI Critique, 18.1.
  • Wilkins, T., Cook, M. (2011). Australia and Japan: Allies in Partnership. Asia Pacific Bulletin, 101.
  • Wilkins, T. (2011). Australia and Japan: Allies in the making. East Asia Forum.
  • Wilkins, T., Cook, M. (2010). The Quiet Achiever: Australia-Japan Security Relations. Analysis.
  • Wilkins, T. (2008). How the West will cope with the rise of Asia. IIAS Newsletter.
  • Wilkins, T. (2008). Three's a Crowd?: Declining US Hegemony in the Asia-Pacific. IIAS Newsletter.
  • Wilkins, T. (2007). The "Pacific Century" Revisited. Pacific Rim Report, 48.
  • Wilkins, T. (2004). Coalition Warfare: A New Framework for Analysis Required? World Defence Systems, 12.

Other

  • Wilkins, T. (2018), Book review: 'Navigating the New International Disorder: Australia in World Affairs 2011-2015' by Mark Beeson & Shahar Hameiri (eds.), in Journal of Asian Security and International Affairs.
  • Wilkins, T. (2017), Book review: 'Japans Security Renaissance' by Andrew Oros, in Pacific Affairs.
  • Wilkins, T. (2017), Book review: 'Powerplay' by Victor Cha, in Pacific Affairs.
  • Wilkins, T. (2016), Book review: Japan's Foreign and Security Policy Under the 'Abe Doctrine' by Christopher W. Hughes, in Japanese Studies Volume 36, Issue 1, (2016), pp. 134-35.
  • Wilkins, T. (2015), Book review: 'War, Guilt, and World Politics after World War II', by Thomas Berger, in Pacific Affairs, Volume 88, No. 1 (March 2015), pp. 194-95.
  • Wilkins, T. (2014), Book review: 'Bilateralism, Multilateralism and Asia-Pacific Security: Contending Cooperation', Edited by William Tow, Brendan Taylor in Australian Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 68, No. 2, 2014, pp. 249-50.
  • Wilkins, T. (2013), Book review: Japan in Decline: Fact or Fiction?' Edited by Purnendra Jain and Brad Williams in Japanese Studies Vol. 33, No. 3, (2013), pp. 334-36.
  • Wilkins, T. (2012), 'Rethinking Japanese Public Opinion and Security' by Paul Midford in Pacific Affairs (September 2012 (Volume 85, No. 3).
  • Wilkins, T. (2012), Book review: 'The Impossible State' by Victor Cha in The Diplomat, 3 Sept, 2012.
  • Wilkins, T. (2012), Book review: 'The International Relations of Sub-Saharan Africa' by Ian Taylor in Politikon, Vol. 39, No. 3, (December 2012), pp. 415-417.
  • Wilkins, T. (2011), Book review: 'Europe at War 1939-1945: No Simple Victory' by Norman Davies, in Journal of Strategic Studies, Vol. 34, No. 1, (February 2011).
  • Wilkins, T. (2010), Book review: 'Normalizing Japan' by Andrew L. Oros and 'Is Japan Really Remilitarising?' by Yasuo Takao, in Japanese Studies Vol. 30 No. 1 (2010).
  • Wilkins, T. (2009), Book review: 'Allied and Addicted' by Alison Broinowski and 'Little America: Australia, The 51st State' by Erik Paul, in Australian Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 63, No. 4.
  • Wilkins, T. (2008), Book review: 'Security First: For a Muscular, Moral Foreign Policy' by Amitai Etzioni, in Journal of Strategic Studies, Vol. 31, No. 4.
  • Wilkins, T. (2008), Book review: 'The Korean Presidents: Leadership for Nation-Building' by Choong-Nam Kim, in Journal of Korean Studies, Vol. 32.
  • Wilkins, T. (2007), Book review: 'Asian Security Reassessed' by Stephen Hoadley and Juergen Rueland in Pacific Affairs, Vol. 80 No. 1, (Spring 2007).
  • Wilkins, T. (2007), Book review: 'Forgotten Armies: The Fall of British Asia, 1941-1945' by Christopher Bayly & Tim Harper, in War in History, Vol. 15, No. 2 (2007), pp. 238-239.
  • Wilkins, T. (2007), Book review: 'Japan's Security Policy and The ASEAN Regional Forum' by Takeshi Yuzawa, in Pacific Affairs, Vol. 80, No. 2, (Summer 2007).
  • Wilkins, T. (2007), Book review: 'Pax Pacifica: Terrorism, the Pacific Hemisphere, Globalisation and Peace Studies' by Johan Galtung, in Journal of International Peace Keeping, Vol. 14, No. 5, (2007).
  • Wilkins, T. (2007), Book review: 'Together We Stand: America, Britain, and the Forging of an Alliance' by James Holland in Journal for the Society for Army Historical Research, (2007).
  • Wilkins, T. (2007), Book review: 'Why Leaders Choose War: The Psychology of Prevention' by Jonathan Renshon in Journal of Strategic Studies, Vol. 30. No. 6, (2007).
  • Wilkins, T. (2006), Book review: 'The Defense and Fall of Singapore 1940-1942' by Brian P. Farrell in Journal for the Society for Army Historical Research, (Winter 2006).
  • Wilkins, T. (2005), Book review: 'Slim: Master of War' by Robert Lyman, in Journal for the Society for Army Historical Research, Vol. 83, No. 333, (Spring 2005).

2019

  • Wilkins, T. (2019). Defining middle powers through IR theory: Three Images. Rethinking Middle Powers in the Asian Century: New Theories, New Cases, (pp. 45-61). London, UK: Taylor and Francis. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T., Walton, D. (2019). Introduction. Rethinking Middle Powers in the Asian Century: New Theories, New Cases, (pp. 1-16). London, UK: Taylor and Francis. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T. (2019). Security in Asia Pacific: The Dynamics of Alignment (forthcoming). Boulder, Colorado: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

2018

  • Wilkins, T. (2018). 'Australia-US Alliance: A Balance Sheet'. Warsaw Security Forum, Warsaw: Casimir Pulaski Foundation.
  • Wilkins, T. (2018). After a decade of strategic partnership: Japan and Australia 'decentering' from the US alliance? The Pacific Review, 31(4), 498-514. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T. (2018). Australia and Japan facing "disruptive" challenges to the rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific. JIIA Policy Brief.
  • Wilkins, T. (2018). Australia and the "Indo Pacific" concept - disambiguating the "idea" and the "region" from quadrilateral "strategy". JIIA Policy Brief.
  • Wilkins, T. (2018). Australia and the Indo-Pacific: A Region in Search of a Strategy, or a Strategy in Search of a Region? Italian Institute for Political Studies.
  • Wilkins, T. (2018). Australian Perspectives on the Bilateral Strategic Partnership with Japan. In Wilhelm M. Vosse and Paul Midford (Eds.), Japan's New Security Partnerships: Beyond the Security Alliance. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
  • Wilkins, T. (2018). Balance Sheet of the Australia-US Alliance beyond the Trump Administration (forthcoming). Sasakawa Peace Foundation for the Warsaw Security Forum, Japan: Sasakawa Peace Foundation.
  • Wilkins, T. (2018), Book review: 'Navigating the New International Disorder: Australia in World Affairs 2011-2015' by Mark Beeson & Shahar Hameiri (eds.), in Journal of Asian Security and International Affairs.
  • Wilkins, T. (2018). Changing Japan-Australia relations: A 21st Century "Strategic Partners". Australian Studies Association of Japan, Sydney: Australian Studies Association of Japan.
  • Wilkins, T. (2018). Making sense of the "Indo-Pacific" concept: a view from Australia. Japan Institute of International Affairs, Japan: Japan Institute of International Affairs.
  • Struye de Swielande, T., Vandamme, D., Walton, D., Wilkins, T. (2018). Rethinking Middle Powers in the Asian Century: New Theories, New Cases. London, UK: Taylor and Francis. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T. (2018). What's Special about the Australia-Japan strategic partnership? (forthcoming). Workshop Edited Papers, Queensland: Griffith University.

2017

  • Wilkins, T. (2017). Australia and middle power approaches to Asia Pacific regionalism. Australian Journal of Political Science, 52(1), 110-125. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T. (2017). Australia � A Middle Power navigates a G-Zero world', The Era of Uncertainty Leadership: East Asian responses to a G-Z World and the role of Middle Powers. Social Science Research Institute, Japan: International Christian University.
  • Wilkins, T. (2017). Australia-Japan: The Triple Hedge. Australia-Japan Symposium, Sydney: Western Sydney University.
  • Wilkins, T. (2017), Book review: 'Japans Security Renaissance' by Andrew Oros, in Pacific Affairs.
  • Wilkins, T. (2017), Book review: 'Powerplay' by Victor Cha, in Pacific Affairs.
  • Wilkins, T. (2017). Duel of the century: Sino-US visions of Future Regional Order in the Asia pacific. International Studies Association Asia Pacific, Hong Kong: The University of Hong Kong.
  • Wilkins, T. (2017). Japan's new grand strategy: 'pro-active Realism' in the face of an 'increasingly severe' security environment. In Sakai and Sato (Eds.), Re-rising Japan: Its Strategic Power in International Relations. Bern: Peter Lang.
  • Wilkins, T. (2017). Middle Powers: A new Theoretical Framework for Analysis. Universit� catholique de Louvain, Belgium: Universit� catholique de Louvain.
  • Wilkins, T. (2017). Pacific Century. Asia Pacific Conference, Beppu: Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University.
  • Wilkins, T. (2017). The emergence of a post-liberal regional order in the Asia Pacific. International Christian University, Tokyo: International Christian University.

2016

  • Wilkins, T. (2016). Asia-Pacific Security Alignment: Towards a Framework for Analysis. ISA Asia Pacific Conference, Hong Kong: The International Studies Association.
  • Wilkins, T. (2016). Australia and middle power approaches to Asia-Pacific regionalism. Australian Journal of Political Science, 52(1), 110-125. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T. (2016). Australian approaches to regional security cooperation. 2016 Asia-Pacific Security Forum, Bangkok: Asia-Pacific Security Forum.
  • Wilkins, T. (2016). Australian perspectives on the bilateral strategic partnership with Japan. ISA Asia Pacific Conference, Hong Kong: The International Studies Association.
  • Wilkins, T. (2016), Book review: Japan's Foreign and Security Policy Under the 'Abe Doctrine' by Christopher W. Hughes, in Japanese Studies Volume 36, Issue 1, (2016), pp. 134-35.
  • Wilkins, T. (2016). Japan in search of Allies. Ritsumeikan APU, Beppu: Ritsumeikan APU.
  • Wilkins, T. (2016). Region, Order, Architecture and Alignment in the Asia Pacific. Australian Political Science Association, Sydney.
  • Wilkins, T. (2016). The Japan choice: Reconsidering the risks and opportunities of the 'Special Relationship' for Australia. International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, 16(3), 477-520. [More Information]

2015

  • Wilkins, T., Cook, M. (2015). Anchors and Antidotes: The Japan-Australia Strategic Partnership. Asia Pacific Bulletin, 33.
  • Wilkins, T. (2015), Book review: 'War, Guilt, and World Politics after World War II', by Thomas Berger, in Pacific Affairs, Volume 88, No. 1 (March 2015), pp. 194-95.
  • Wilkins, T. (2015). From "Strategic Partnership" to "Strategic 'Alliance"? 'Australia-Japan Security Ties and the Asia-Pacific'. Asia Policy, 20, 81-111.
  • Wilkins, T. (2015). From Strategic Partnership to Strategic Alliance? Australia-Japan Security Ties and the Asia-Pacific. Asia Policy, 20, 81-111. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T. (2015). Korea-Oceania Next Generation Policy Expert Forum. Korea Foundation/Australian Institute for International Affairs, Sydney: The Korea Foundation.
  • Wilkins, T. (2015). Towards Successful Partnerships: Learning from Experience. Japan-Australia University Symposium, Sydney: The University of Sydney.

2014

  • Wilkins, T., Cook, M. (2014). Aligned Allies: The Australia-Japan Strategic Partnership. Tokyo Foundation.
  • Wilkins, T. (2014). Australia: A "Traditional Middle Power" in the Asian Century. In Bruce Gilley, Andrew ONeil (Eds.), Middle Powers and the Rise of China, (pp. 149-170). Washington DC: Georgetown University Press.
  • Wilkins, T. (2014). Australia: A Traditional Middle Power Faces the Asian Century. In Bruce Gilley, Andrew ONeil (Eds.), Middle Powers and the Rise of China, (pp. 149-170). Washington DC: Georgetown University Press.
  • Wilkins, T. (2014). Australia: A Traditional Middle Power Faces the Asian Century. In Bruce Gilley, Andrew ONeil (Eds.), Middle Powers and the Rise of China, (pp. 149-170). Washington DC: Georgetown University Press.
  • Wilkins, T. (2014), Book review: 'Bilateralism, Multilateralism and Asia-Pacific Security: Contending Cooperation', Edited by William Tow, Brendan Taylor in Australian Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 68, No. 2, 2014, pp. 249-50.
  • Wilkins, T. (2014). Japan's Grand Strategy and New Strategic Partnerships. Tokyo Foundation.
  • Wilkins, T. (2014). Reinventing Japan in the Asian Century: Towards a New Grand Strategy? In Matthias Maass (Eds.), Foreign Policies and Diplomacies in Asia: Changes in Practice, Concepts, and Thinking in a Rising Region, (pp. 141-159). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Amsterdam University Press. [More Information]

2013

  • Wilkins, T. (2013), Book review: Japan in Decline: Fact or Fiction?' Edited by Purnendra Jain and Brad Williams in Japanese Studies Vol. 33, No. 3, (2013), pp. 334-36.

2012

  • Wilkins, T. (2012). 'Alignment', not 'alliance' - the shifting paradigm of international security cooperation: toward a conceptual taxonomy of alignment. Review of International Studies, 38(1), 53-76. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T. (2012), 'Rethinking Japanese Public Opinion and Security' by Paul Midford in Pacific Affairs (September 2012 (Volume 85, No. 3).
  • Wilkins, T. (2012), Book review: 'The Impossible State' by Victor Cha in The Diplomat, 3 Sept, 2012.
  • Wilkins, T. (2012), Book review: 'The International Relations of Sub-Saharan Africa' by Ian Taylor in Politikon, Vol. 39, No. 3, (December 2012), pp. 415-417.
  • Wilkins, T. (2012). Japan-Australia Security Relations: Building a Real Strategic Partnership? In William Tow and Rikki Kersten (Eds.), Bilateral Perspectives on Regional Security: Australia, Japan and the Asia-Pacific Region, (pp. 111-127). London: Palgrave.
  • Wilkins, T. (2012). Korean Peninsula Division/Unification and Security Order in the Asia-Pacific Region. In Kyuroon Kim, Jae-Jeok Park (Eds.), Korean Peninsula Division/Unification from the International Perspective, (pp. 201-233). Seoul: Korea Institute for National Unification(KINU).
  • Wilkins, T. (2012). Taipei and Tokyo: toward a closer relationship? East Asia Forum.
  • Wilkins, T. (2012). Taiwan-Japan Relations in an Era of Uncertainty. Asia Policy, 13, 113-132.
  • Wilkins, T. (2012). Taiwan-Japan Relations: Time for a New Strategic Vision? JPRI Critique, 18.1.

2011

  • Wilkins, T., Cook, M. (2011). Australia and Japan: Allies in Partnership. Asia Pacific Bulletin, 101.
  • Wilkins, T. (2011). Australia and Japan: Allies in the making. East Asia Forum.
  • Wilkins, T. (2011), Book review: 'Europe at War 1939-1945: No Simple Victory' by Norman Davies, in Journal of Strategic Studies, Vol. 34, No. 1, (February 2011).
  • Wilkins, T. (2011). Japan's alliance diversification: a comparative analysis of the Indian and Australian strategic partnerships. International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, 11(1), 115-155. [More Information]

2010

  • Wilkins, T. (2010), Book review: 'Normalizing Japan' by Andrew L. Oros and 'Is Japan Really Remilitarising?' by Yasuo Takao, in Japanese Studies Vol. 30 No. 1 (2010).
  • Wilkins, T. (2010). Building Regional Security Architecture: The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation From an Organisational Theories Perspective. In Mehdi Parvizi Amineh (Eds.), State, Society and International Relations in Asia, (pp. 163-178). Amsterdam Netherlands: Amsterdam University Press.
  • Wilkins, T. (2010). Japan-Australia Security Relations: Building a Real Strategic Partnership? Comprehensive Security in the Asia-Pacific Region Conference 2009, Korea: Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.
  • Wilkins, T. (2010). The new 'Pacific Century' and the rise of China: an international relations perspective. Australian Journal of International Affairs, 64(4), 381-405. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T., Cook, M. (2010). The Quiet Achiever: Australia-Japan Security Relations. Analysis.

2009

  • Wilkins, T. (2009). 'Anatomy of a Military Disaster: The Fall of Singapore 1942', (Reviewed works: 'Singapore Burning' by Colin Smith, 'The Battle for Singapore' by Peter Thompson, 'Britain's Greatest Defeat' by Alan Warren, and 'Singapore Diary: The Hidden Journal of Captain R. M. Horner'). Journal of Military History, 73, 907-910.
  • Wilkins, T. (2009), Book review: 'Allied and Addicted' by Alison Broinowski and 'Little America: Australia, The 51st State' by Erik Paul, in Australian Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 63, No. 4.

2008

  • Wilkins, T. (2008). '"Graveyard of Armies": A History of Conflict in Afghanistan' (Reviewed works: 'Afghanistan' by Amalendu Misra and 'The Origins of Conflict in Afghanistan' by Jeffery J. Roberts). International Peacekeeping, 15(2).
  • Wilkins, T. (2008). 'Analytical Eclecticism in Theorizing Japanese Security Policy', (Reviewed works: Japan Rising by Kenneth B. Pyle, 'Rethinking Japanese Security' by Peter J. Katzenstein, and 'Securing Japan' by Richard J. Samuels). Asian Security, 4(3), 1-6.
  • Wilkins, T. (2008). 'Forgotten History? The Collapse of British Asia 1941-49' (Reviewed works: 'Forgotten Wars: Freedom and Revolution in Southeast Asia' and 'Forgotten Armies: The Fall of British Asia, 1941-1945' by Christopher Bayly & Tim Harper). Journal for the Society for Army Historical Research, 86(345), 101-103.
  • Wilkins, T. (2008). 'The Battle for Japan 1944-45' (A 'Critique' of Max Hastings' 'Nemesis'). The Japan Policy Research Institute.
  • Wilkins, T. (2008), Book review: 'Security First: For a Muscular, Moral Foreign Policy' by Amitai Etzioni, in Journal of Strategic Studies, Vol. 31, No. 4.
  • Wilkins, T. (2008), Book review: 'The Korean Presidents: Leadership for Nation-Building' by Choong-Nam Kim, in Journal of Korean Studies, Vol. 32.
  • Wilkins, T. (2008). How the West will cope with the rise of Asia. IIAS Newsletter.
  • Wilkins, T. (2008). Russo-Chinese Strategic Partnership: A New Form of Security Cooperation? Contemporary Security Policy, 29(2), 358-383. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T. (2008). Three's a Crowd?: Declining US Hegemony in the Asia-Pacific. IIAS Newsletter.

2007

  • Wilkins, T. (2007), Book review: 'Asian Security Reassessed' by Stephen Hoadley and Juergen Rueland in Pacific Affairs, Vol. 80 No. 1, (Spring 2007).
  • Wilkins, T. (2007), Book review: 'Forgotten Armies: The Fall of British Asia, 1941-1945' by Christopher Bayly & Tim Harper, in War in History, Vol. 15, No. 2 (2007), pp. 238-239.
  • Wilkins, T. (2007), Book review: 'Japan's Security Policy and The ASEAN Regional Forum' by Takeshi Yuzawa, in Pacific Affairs, Vol. 80, No. 2, (Summer 2007).
  • Wilkins, T. (2007), Book review: 'Pax Pacifica: Terrorism, the Pacific Hemisphere, Globalisation and Peace Studies' by Johan Galtung, in Journal of International Peace Keeping, Vol. 14, No. 5, (2007).
  • Wilkins, T. (2007), Book review: 'Together We Stand: America, Britain, and the Forging of an Alliance' by James Holland in Journal for the Society for Army Historical Research, (2007).
  • Wilkins, T. (2007), Book review: 'Why Leaders Choose War: The Psychology of Prevention' by Jonathan Renshon in Journal of Strategic Studies, Vol. 30. No. 6, (2007).
  • Wilkins, T. (2007). The "Pacific Century" Revisited. Pacific Rim Report, 48.
  • Wilkins, T. (2007). Towards a "Trilateral Alliance?"- Understanding the Role of Expediency and Values in American-Japanese-Australian Relations. Asian Security, 3(3), 251-278.
  • Wilkins, T. (2007). Trilateralism and Cooperation on Asymmetrical Threats: Terrorism, WMD and Regional Instability. Asia-Pacific Security: US, Australia and Japan and the New Security Triangle, (pp. 164-177). London, UK: Routledge Curzon imprint of Taylor & Francis.

2006

  • Wilkins, T. (2006). Analysing Coalition Warfare from an Intra-Alliance Politics Perspective: The Normandy Campaign 1944. The Journal of Strategic Studies, 29(6), 1121-1150. [More Information]
  • Wilkins, T. (2006), Book review: 'The Defense and Fall of Singapore 1940-1942' by Brian P. Farrell in Journal for the Society for Army Historical Research, (Winter 2006).

2005

  • Wilkins, T. (2005), Book review: 'Slim: Master of War' by Robert Lyman, in Journal for the Society for Army Historical Research, Vol. 83, No. 333, (Spring 2005).

2004

  • Wilkins, T. (2004). Coalition Formation and Management in the Asia-Pacific Region: The Case of an American-Japanese-Australian Combination. Ritsumeikan Journal of Asia Pacific Studies, 14, 153-170.
  • Wilkins, T. (2004). Coalition Warfare: A New Framework for Analysis Required? World Defence Systems, 12.

For support on your academic profile contact .