Senior Fellow, Alliance 21 Program, United States Studies Centre
Elsina Wainwright is Adjunct Associate Professor at the US Studies Centre and a Non-Resident Fellow of the Centre's Alliance 21 Program.
Currently based in New York, she is also a Visiting Senior Fellow at New York University's Center on International Cooperation (CIC). Previous roles include Strategy and International Program Director at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), an Associate with the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company and a consultant political analyst for the International Crisis Group in Bosnia. Wainwright studied as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, where she completed both her Masters and Doctorate in International Relations. Whilst at Oxford, she was a Stipendiary Lecturer in Politics at Oriel College.
Expertise: Conflict prevention, fragile states, statebuilding, Asia Pacific security issues, US foreign and defence policy, Australian foreign and defence policy, the South Pacific, international development.