Lavina Lee is a lecturer in the Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations at Macquarie University, Sydney.
Lavina has a combined law and commerce degree from the University of NSW, a Master of Arts with distinction from King’s College, University of London, and a doctorate in International Relations from the University of Sydney.
She was previously a consultant with Control Risks Group, and held a research position with Chatham House, London. Her research interests include the nuclear non-proliferation regime, nuclear disarmament, Indian security and nuclear policy, the role of culture and norms in international relations, legitimacy and US foreign policy, and international law on the use of force.
Her research is currently focused on prospects for closer strategic cooperation between India and Australia in Southeast Asia and the Indo-Paciﬁc.