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John Nash


Dr John Nash is currently a researcher at the Australian War Memorial working on The Official History of Australian Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, and Australian Peacekeeping Operations in East Timor. He was awarded a PhD from the Australian National University (ANU) in July 2019. The title of his thesis is ‘Rulers of the Sea - Maritime Strategy and Sea Power in Ancient Greece 550-321 BC’. He is also a Lieutenant in the Royal Australian Naval Reserve, having completed nine years’ fulltime and 6 years’ reserve service as a Maritime Warfare Officer. He was the inaugural winner of The McKenzie Prize for the Australian Naval Institute and Chief of Navy Essay Competition – Open Division, 2019. His most recent publication is an article in the Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs (March-April 2022) and before that an article in the US Naval War College Review (Winter 2018, Vol.71).


Title Date Published
Where the Shore Meets the Sea 4 Aug 2022