Research Fellow, Foreign Policy and Defence, United States Studies Centre
Tom Corben is a Research Fellow in the Foreign Policy and Defence Program at the United States Studies Centre. He was previously a resident Lloyd and Lilian Vasey Fellow with Pacific Forum in Hawaii, where he focused on Japanese and Korean politics and foreign policy, and Australia’s engagement with Northeast Asia. Tom has published widely on these issues for a range of platforms, including The Diplomat, East Asia Forum, and The Strategist.
Tom has been a tutor in Australian Foreign Policy at the University of New South Wales and is a Pacific Forum Young Leader.
Tom holds a BA (Honours) in Asian Studies and International Relations from the University of New South Wales and undertook an exchange at Kyung Hee University in Seoul, South Korea.
Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has instructed his defence and finance ministers to hike the country’s defense spending by more than 50% over five years to around ¥43 trillion ($315 billion) — signaling...
Greg Jennett on the latest after the RBA raise interest rates, speaking with Treasurer Jim Chalmers, Shadow Treasurer Angus Taylor, Chris Richardson, the US Studies Centre's Tom Corben on AUSMIN 2022 (from 31:00...
Tom Corben, a research fellow in the foreign policy defence program at the United States Studies Centre is quoted by ABC News about the arms packages the US has given to Ukraine.