Non-Resident Fellow, Foreign Policy and Defence Program, United States Studies Centre
Jennifer Jackett is a Non-Resident Fellow in the Foreign Policy and Defence Program at the United States Studies Centre. She is currently on leave from government while pursuing a PhD as a Sir Roland Wilson Scholar at the National Security College, Australian National University. Her research examines US-China competition for leadership over advanced and emerging technologies, and the implications for US allies and partners including Australia.
Jennifer has experience advising government on a range of cross-cutting policy issues, including critical infrastructure, foreign interference, counter‑terrorism, international defence engagement, and defence capability development. Jennifer holds a Master of National Security Policy from the National Security College, Australian National University, and a Bachelor of Liberal Studies (First Class Honours and University Medal) from Sydney University.
The next Australia-United States Ministerial Consultation (AUSMIN) will take place later this month amidst sharpening strategic competition with China and rising concerns about the direction of Biden’s Indo-Pacific strategy. This meeting between foreign...