The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia.
Dr. Tristan Dunning is a lecturer in history and international relations at the University of Queensland and the University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia. He has a PhD in Political Science from the University of Queensland. He is the author of Hamas, Jihad and Popular Legitimacy: Reinterpreting Resistance in Palestine published in Routledge's Critical Terrorism Studies Series in 2016, which is a monograph based on extensive fieldwork in Palestine and the wider Levant. Tristan has published articles in Critical Studies on Terrorism, Small Wars and Insurgencies, Terrorism and Political Violence, as well as under the auspices of the Australian Parliamentary Library in Parliament House, Australia. He regularly publishes short-form articles about contemporary socio-political phenomena in a variety of outlets including The Conversation, The New Arab, Daily Sabah, and Australian Outlook. He is also a regular feature in the Australian and international media, having appeared on Australian Broadcasting Corporation TV and radio, Sky News Australia, and a number of other media outlets. Tristan has lived, worked, and travelled extensively throughout the Middle East including Palestine, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, Jordan, Iran, Israel, and the UAE..