Dr John Hardy is the Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies and Research Manager at
Rabdan Academy. John was previously Director of Security Studies at Macquarie
University and a Research Fellow at the ANU National Security College (NSC). He has
extensive experience in delivering academic and professional development training
around the world, specialising in national security, intelligence, counterterrorism and law
enforcement. His current research projects focus on practical national security policy
issues, such the ideological discourse of right wing extremism and the use of emerging
technologies to enhance security intelligence operations.