Dr. Darren Lim

Dr. Darren Lim is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Politics and International Relations at the Australian National University, a member of the ANU National Security College Futures Council, and co-host of the “Australia in the World” podcast. His academic research focuses on geoeconomics and economic statecraft, the rules-based international order, technology competition, and foreign policy responses to major-power rivalry, with a regional focus on the Indo-Pacific. In the policy domain, he has published commissioned research with the Brookings Institution, Global Asia and the Asan Forum, as well as numerous commentary pieces. He received his PhD and MPA from Princeton University, and holds first class Honours degrees in economics and law from Monash University. Prior to his postgraduate studies he worked professionally as a corporate lawyer, Associate to the Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia,and as a researcher at the International Crisis Group in Brussels.