Dr Miah Hammond-Errey

Director, Emerging Technology

Dr Miah Hammond-Errey

Dr Miah Hammond-Errey

Dr Miah Hammond-Errey is the Director of the Emerging Technology Program at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney.

Dr Miah Hammond-Errey’s work explores the intersections of emerging technologies and security. Previously she was a Senior Analyst at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute and has published across mainstream media, think tanks as well as in academic and military press.

Dr Hammond-Errey spent more than fifteen years leading tactical, operational, and strategic analysis and communications activities for the Australian Government with a focus on emerging trends, complex challenges, and national security threats. She has represented Australia overseas in Europe and Asia.

Dr Hammond-Errey’s doctoral research examined the impact of big data on intelligence production and national security in Australia. This research was supported by a National Security Big Data Scholarship from Data 2 Decisions CRC and Deakin University Postgraduate Research Scholarship. This research was also awarded a D2D CRC Applied Research and Collaboration Award (2017) and an Applied Research Grant (2019). Dr Hammond-Errey also has a Master of National Security Policy (Advanced) with Honours from the National Security College at the Australian National University. Her dissertation presented an information influence and interference framework applied to Russian operations in Crimea, Ukraine and relating to the downing of MH17. Dr Hammond-Errey also has a Master of Criminology from Sydney University Law School and a Bachelor of Arts from Sydney University.

Areas of expertise

  • Australian foreign policy, defence and strategy
  • Emerging technologies
  • Intelligence and national security
  • Information operations/disinformation