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Dr Monique TAYLOR

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Dr Monique TAYLOR joined the Energy Studies Institute in January 2016. Previously she spent two years as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Public Policy and Global Affairs Programme at Nanyang Technological University, during which time she completed her book, The Chinese State, Oil and Energy Security (Palgrave, 2014) and taught an undergraduate course called Global Problems and Policy.

 After spending her formative years in Egypt, the Netherlands, UK, Malaysia and Australia, Monique went on to receive her BA(Hons)/BSc (conjoint) and MA (Hons) in International Relations from the University of Auckland, New Zealand. In 2012 she was awarded a PhD in International Political Economy from the University of Queensland, Australia.

Research interests
  • International political economy
  • International relations
  • Non-traditional security
  • Global governance
  • Energy governance
  • Energy security
  • Environmental politics
  • Institutional change
  • Books:
    (2014) The Chinese State, Oil and Energy Security. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

    Articles and book chapters:
    (2016) ‘China’s Energy Security.’ In Transforming China: Unity, Stability and Development. Edited by Czeslaw Tubilewicz. London and New York: Routledge. (forthcoming)

    (2016) ‘ASEAN’s ‘People-Oriented Aspirations: Internal and External Influences on Non-Traditional Security Governance.’ (with Laura Allison) Australian Journal of International Affairs (forthcoming)

    (2014) ‘Citizen Participation, Community Resilience and Crisis Management Policy.’ (with Alastair Stark) Australian Journal of Political Science 49, no.2: 300-315.

    (2012) ‘China’s Oil Industry: Corporate Governance with Chinese Characteristics.’ In The Political Economy of State-Owned Enterprises in China and India. Edited by Xu Yi-Chong. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan: 69-94.

    Conference and workshop presentations:
    (2016) ‘A BRICS Approach to Energy Governance?’ PPGA-NTU, GPN-NUS and RSIS-NTU Workshop: Pluralizing Global Governance? China, BRICS and Global Governance. Nanyang Technological University, February 15, Singapore

    (2014) ‘From Fossil Fuels to Renewables: China’s State-led Approach to Energy Development.’ Public Policy and Global Affairs Seminar Series, Nanyang Technological University, November 13, Singapore

    (2014) ‘ASEAN’s ‘People-Oriented Aspirations: Internal and External Influences on Non-Traditional Security Governance.’ International Conference on ASEAN Studies (ICONAS), ASEAN Studies Center, Universitas Gadjah Mada, October 1-2, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    (2014) ‘A Non-Traditional Security Perspective on East Asian Energy Issues.’ The Oceanic Conference on International Studies, University of Melbourne, July 9– 11, Melbourne, Australia

    (2014) ‘China’s Domestic Policy Environment and Energy Security Strategy.’ RSIS Conference on China’s Economic Statecraft, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University, March 21, Singapore

    (2014) ‘Fuelling China’s Rise: Building Oil State Capacity.’ Public Policy and Global Affairs Seminar Series, Nanyang Technological University, March 14, Singapore

    (2013) ‘Down but not Out: Devolution and Decentralisation in Australian Public Policy.’ Public Policy Network Conference, January 23– 25, Brisbane, Australia

    (2011) ‘China’s Approach to Clean Energy Development.’ C9-Go8 Clean Energy and Global Change for the Future Conference, Tsinghua University, October 12– 15, Beijing, China

    (2011) ‘China’s Oil Industry: Corporate Governance with Chinese Characteristics.’ ISAS-Griffith University Workshop: The Political Economy of State-Owned Enterprises in China and India. National University of Singapore, August 2– 3, Singapore

    (2011) ‘Improving Energy Security in East Asia: Prospects for Energy Cooperation.’ Emerging Leaders’ Dialogue: Non-Traditional Security Challenges and Regional Cooperation in East Asia, Peking University, July 28– 29, Beijing, China

    (2011) Panel on Petro Politics, International Studies Association Annual Conference, March 16– 19, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    (2010) ‘The State of Governing Capacity in China’s Oil Sector.’ Third International Political Economy Workshop, Griffith University, December 7– 9, Brisbane, Australia

    (2010) Panel on Political Economy of Minerals, Taxation and Trade, Australian Political Studies Association Conference, University of Melbourne, September 27– 29, Melbourne, Australia

    (2010) Panel on New Dimensions in Chinese Foreign Policy II, The Oceanic Conference on International Studies, University of Auckland, June 30– July 3, Auckland, New Zealand

     

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