Liam began in his current role as a research assistant in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre in 2018. He began his Bachelor of International Security Studies and Arts at ANU in 2016, and is currently majoring in International Security Studies and History. Liam has attended a number of overseas courses, as part of his degrees, including the Political Economy of Myanmar course. He is also a casual tutor at the Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre at the ANU.
This year he is undertaking the intensive Southeast Asian Frontiers Course in June and July 2018. For this course he received an inaugural Clark Davis Ivins Memorial Travel Grant and an Ethel Tory Language Scholarship.
Liam has strong academic interests in Australian defence and foreign policy, human security issues in Southeast Asia and the Pacific, and the modern strategic history of the Asia-Pacific Region.
Liam is currently working on a project with Professor John Blaxland on the Korean War.