Dr. Albert Palazzo is the Director of War Studies in the Australian Army Research Centre, a part of the Land Warfare Branch. Originally from New York City he migrated to Australia in 1996 and took up employment at the Australian Defence Force Academy. In 2006 he joined the Australian Army as a researcher in the Land Warfare Studies Centre. His Ph.D. is from The Ohio State University where he studied with Professors Allan Millett and Williamson Murray. His thesis was published as Seeking Victory on The Western Front: The British Army & Chemical Warfare in World War I. He has published widely on the history of the Australian Army and the contemporary character of war. His major works include The Australian Army: A History of its Organisation, 1901-2001; Moltke to bin Laden: The Relevance of Doctrine in Contemporary Military Environment, The Australian Army in Vietnam, The Future of War Debate in Australia, and Forging Australian Land Power, A Primer. His current research is on climate change and the emergence of a modern 2,000 kilometre-killing zone. He has also published widely on Multi-Domain Operations.
Director of War Studies
Australian Army Research Centre