Professor Clinton Fernandes

Professor of International & Political Studies
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
UNSW Canberra Cyber
+ 61 2 6268 8847
+ 61 2 6268 8879

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Building 29 Room 202

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Clinton Fernandes is Professor of International and Political Studies. He holds dual appointments at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Australian Centre for Cyber Security. His research agenda is linked to the Australian Research Council’s strategic priority area of "Securing Australia’s place in a changing world." He does not use social media. 

His Parliamentary Approval of Military Deployments model is here:

Course currently taught: https://www.unsw.adfa.edu.au/unsw-canberra-masters-course-offers-new-take-strategy

Recent works:

What Uncle Sam Wants: U.S. Foreign Policy Objectives in Australia and Beyond (New York: Palgrave, 2019). 

The Indonesian Domino. In Mark Pavlick & Caroline Luft (eds.), The United States, Southeast Asia and Historical Memory (Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2019). 

Island off the Coast of Asia: Instruments of Statecraft in Australian Foreign Policy (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2018).

Smart IoT Devices in the Home: Security and Privacy Implications. IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, Vol 37 Iss 2, 2018. 

Deceit, Dissent and the Verdict of History. Proceedings of the Timor-Leste Studies Association conference (2018).

Espionage against East Timor and the need for Parliamentary oversight, Alternative Law Journal, Vol 42 Iss 1, 2017. 

 

Books

Fernandes C, 2019, What Uncle Sam Wants U.S. Foreign Policy Objectives in Australia and Beyond, Palgrave, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-7799-0

Fernandes C, 2018, Island off the coast of Asia: Instruments of statecraft in Australian foreign policy., Rowman and Littlefield/Lexington Books

Fernandes C, 2011, The Independence of East Timor, 1st, Sussex Academic Press, UK

Fernandes C, 2006, Reluctant Indonesians: Australia, Indonesia and the Future of West Papua, First, Scribe Publications, Melbourne

Fernandes C, 2004, Reluctant Saviour: Australia, Indonesia and the Independence of East Timor, Original, Scribe Publications Pty Ltd., Melbourne, Australia

Book Chapters

Fernandes C, 2019, 'The Indonesian domino', in Pavlick M; Luft C (ed.), The United States, Southeast Asia and Historical Memory, Haymarket Books

Fernandes C, 2017, 'This Time We’re Going to Hit Them Without Mercy: Indonesian Operations and East Timor’s First Feature Film', in Friedman J; Hewitt W (ed.), History of Genocide in Cinema: Atrocities on Screen, I.B.Tauris, pp. 182 - 195

Fernandes C, 2016, 'Conseguiremos viver com as nossas consciências? A Austrália e a anexação indonésia de Timor-Leste', in Feijo R (ed.), Timor-Leste: Colonialismo, Descolonização, Lusutopia, : Edições Afrontamento, Lisbon, pp. 353 - 372

Fernandes C, 2015, 'The maxim of Thucydides: Transparency, Fact-Finding and Accountability in East Timor', in Lovell DW (ed.), INVESTIGATING OPERATIONAL INCIDENTS IN A MILITARY CONTEXT: LAW, JUSTICE, POLITICS, edn. International Humanitarian Law Series, Brill, pp. 51 - 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004277106

Fernandes C, 2015, 'Autonomous Weapons Systems', in Baker D-P (ed.), Key Concepts in Military Ethics, UNSW Press, pp. 207 - 212

Fernandes C, 2015, 'The Responsibility to Protect', in Baker D-P (ed.), Key Concepts in Military Ethics, UNSW Press

Fernandes C, 2015, 'Recognition as a political act: Political considerations in recognizing Indonesia's annexation of East Timor', in Territorial Separatism in Global Politics: Causes, Outcomes and Resolution, pp. 93 - 107

Fernandes C, 2013, 'International civil society as agent of protection: Responses to the famine in East Timor', in Genocide and Mass Atrocities in Asia: Legacies and Prevention, pp. 53 - 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203380857

Fernandes C, 2013, 'R2P and the east timor intervention', in Responsibility to Protect and Sovereignty, pp. 63 - 84

Fernandes C, 2012, 'Introduction: Peace with Justice', in Fernandes C (ed.), Peace with Justice: Noam Chomsky in Australia, edn. 1st, Monash University Publishing, Melbourne, pp. xi - xvii

Fernandes C, 2010, 'East Timor and the Struggle for Independence', in Barria LA; Roper SD (ed.), DEVELOPMENT OF INSTITUTIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS: A COMPARATIVE STUDY, edn. Perspectives in Comparative Politics, Palgrave, MacMillan, New York, USA, pp. 163 - 178, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000292693500012&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Fernandes C, 2010, 'An International Tribunal for East Timor', in Leach M (ed.), Understanding Timor Leste, edn. First, Swinburne Press, Melbourne

Fernandes C, 2010, 'East Timor and the Struggle for Independence', in Barria LA; Roper SD (ed.), The Development of Institutions of Human Rights, edn. First, Palgrave, MacMillan, New York, USA, pp. 163 - 178

Fernandes C, 2010, 'International Tribunal Untuk Timor Leste', in Leach M (ed.), Understanding Timor Leste, edn. First, Swinburne Press, Melbourne, pp. 324 - 328

Fernandes C, 2010, 'Two Tales of Timor', in Stockings C (ed.), Zombie Myths of Australian Military History, edn. 1st, UNSW Press, Sydney Australia, pp. 213 - 233

Fernandes C, 2010, 'An International Tribunal for East Timor', in Leach M (ed.), Understanding Timor Leste, edn. First, Timor-Leste Studies Association, Dili, East Timor

Fernandes C, 2009, 'The continuity of Australian foreign policy towards East Timor', in Binchy W; Nolan A (ed.), Timor-Leste: Issues of Justice and Human Rights, edn. Original, Clarus Press, Dublin, Ireland

Fernandes C, 2008, 'East Timor', in United Nations Interventionism, 1991-2004, ABC-CLIO, Oxford, UK, pp. 192 - 216, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511491221.009

Fernandes C; Kingsbury D, 2008, 'Indonesia: Internal Conflict in Aleh and West Papua (with Damien Kingsbury, Deakin University)', in Hotspot Histories: Asia and Oceania, edn. First, Greenwood Press, Connecticut, USA, pp. 91 - 118

Fernandes C, 2008, 'The Philippines', in Hotspot Histories: Asia and Oceania, edn. First, Greenwood Press, Connecticut, USA, pp. 183 - 199

Fernandes C, 2008, 'East Timor: Colonialism, Independence and Beyond', in Hotspot Histories: Asia and Oceania, edn. First, Greenwood Press, Connecticut, USA, pp. 25 - 49

Fernandes C, 2005, 'East Timor in Transition: An Australian policy challenge', in Kingsbury D (ed.), Violence in Between: Conflict and Security in Archipelagic Southeast Asia, edn. Original, Monash Asia Institute, Melbourne, Australia

Fernandes C, 2005, 'Terrorism in archipelagic Southeast Asia', in Kingsbury D (ed.), Violence in Between: Conflict and Security in Archipelagic Southeast Asia, edn. Original, Monash Asia Institute, Melbourne, Australia

Journal articles

Fernandes C; Sivaraman V; Habibi Gharakheili H, 2018, 'Smart IoT devices in the home: Security and Privacy Implications', IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, vol. 37, pp. 71 - 79, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MTS.2018.2826079

Fernandes C, 2017, 'Espionage against East Timor and the need for Parliamentary oversight', Alternative Law Journal, vol. 42, pp. 71 - 73, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1037969X17694796

Fernandes C, 2015, 'Accomplice to mass atrocities: The international community and Indonesia’s invasion of east timor', Politics and Governance, vol. 3, pp. 1 - 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.17645/pag.v3i4.272

Fernandes C; Sivaraman V, 2015, 'It’s only the beginning: Metadata Retention laws and the Internet of Things', Australian Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy, http://dx.doi.org/10.18080/ajtde.v3n3.21

Fernandes C, 2012, 'The Politics of Starvation', Uniken, vol. 65, pp. 16 - 16

Fernandes C, 2012, 'Noam Chomsky', D!SSENT, vol. 37, pp. 14 - 17

Fernandes C, 2008, 'The Road to Interfet: Bringing the Politics back in', Security Challenges, vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 83 - 98

Fernandes C, 2006, 'Conditions for torture', Canberra Bulletin of Public Administration

Fernandes C, 2006, 'Strategic Bombing and the myth of airpower as strategy', ISAA REVIW

Stockings CA; Fernandes C, 2006, 'Airpower and the Myth of Strategic Bombing as Strategy', ISAA REVIW, vol. 5, pp. 6 - 20

Fernandes C, 2006, 'Review of Last Flight out of Dili: Memoirs of an accidental activist in the triumph of East Timor', Overland

Fernandes C, 2006, 'Indonesia: No More Fooling Around', New Matilda, vol. 116

Fernandes C, 2006, 'Iraq: After the Elections', Australian Options

Fernandes C, 2006, 'Realism, Australian Foreign Policy and Timor`s Oil', Dissent Magazine, vol. 20

Fernandes C, 2006, 'Self-Reliance Alliances and the Continuity of Australian Defence Policy', Dissent Magazine, vol. 20

Fernandes C, 2006, 'West Papua: Reluctant Indonesians', New Matilda, vol. 83

Fernandes C, 2006, 'West Papua in the Balance', Dissent Magazine, vol. Issue 22

Conference Papers

Fernandes C, 2018, 'Deceit, dissent and the verdict of history', in Job P; da Silva A; da Costa Ximenes A; Barreto Soares M; Niner S; Tam T (eds.), New research on Timor-Leste. Proceedings of Timor Leste Studies Association Conference 2017, Swinburne University of Technology, Dili, Timor-Leste, pp. 222 - 227, presented at Timor Leste Studies Association Conference 2017, Dili, Timor-Leste, 29 June 2017 - 30 June 2017

Yang W; Hu J; Fernandes C; Sivaraman V; Wu Q, 2017, 'Vulnerability analysis of iPhone 6', in 2016 14th Annual Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust, PST 2016, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 457 - 463, presented at 2016 14th Annual Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust (PST), Auckland, New Zealand, 12 December 2016 - 14 December 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PST.2016.7907000

Fernandes C, 2016, 'Blood sacrifice at Balibo: Australia as a ‘party principal’', in Smith S; Leach M (ed.), Proceedings of the Timor-Leste Studies Association Conference, Timor-Leste Studies Association Conference, Dili, Timor-Leste, presented at Timor-Leste Studies Association Conference, Dili, Timor-Leste, 09 July 2015 - 15 July 2015

Fernandes C; Leach M, 2016, 'The Physical Creation of a Discipline', in Smith S; Canas Mendes N; Leach M (eds.), Proceedings of the 2015 Timor-Leste Studies Association Conference, Timor-Leste Studies Association Conference, Dili, Timor-Leste, presented at Timor-Leste Studies Association Conference, Dili, Timor-Leste, 09 July 2015 - 15 July 2015

Fernandes C, 2014, 'Populist Catholics: FRETILIN 1975', in Fernandes C; Leach M; Loney H; Ximenes A; Mendes N (eds.), Understanding Timor-Leste, Timor-Leste Studies Association Conference, Dili, presented at Timor-Leste Studies Association Conference, Dili, 15 July 2013 - 16 July 2013