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Mely Caballero-Anthony

Mely Caballero-Anthony
Associate Professor, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS);
Former Director of External Relations, The ASEAN Secretariat;
Head, RSIS Centre for NTS Studies; and
Secretary-General, Consortium of Non-Traditional Security Studies in Asia (NTS-Asia);
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Dr Anthony returns to the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) as Associate Professor and Head of the RSIS Centre for Non-Traditional Security (NTS) Studies, after having served as Director of External Relations at the Asean Secretariat. She is also Secretary-General of the Consortium of Non-Traditional Security Studies in Asia (NTS-Asia). Dr Anthony has just been appointed as a Member of the UN Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters for a three-year term with effect from 1 January 2013.
 
Dr Anthony’s research interests include regionalism and regional security in the Asia-Pacific, multilateral security cooperation, politics and international relations in Asean, conflict prevention and management, as well as human security. She has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals on a broad range of security issues in the Asia-Pacific. Her latest publications, both single-authored and co-edited, include: ‘The Responsibility to Protect in Southeast Asia: Opening Up Spaces for Advancing Human Security’ (Pacific Review, 2012), ‘ASEAN and Climate Change: Building Resilience through Regional Initiative’ (Routledge, 2012), Energy and Non-Traditional Security (NTS) in Asia and Rethinking Energy Security in Asia: A Non-Traditional View of Human Security (both Springer, 2012).
 
Dr Anthony has been the Principal Investigator of the RSIS Centre for NTS Studies’ projects for the MacArthur Foundation Asia Security Initiative (ASI), where she led and directed the research programme on Internal and Cross-border Conflict Challenges, and advised the Health and Human Security programme. Her current research focus takes on the broad theme of Governance and Non-traditional Security issues. She is also working on a project on Revisiting Regionalism in Asia.
 
At RSIS, she teaches courses on Non-Traditional Security, and Comparative Politics in Southeast Asia.


  
Publications (2012-2008)

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

  • International Politics and Regional Security

    • “The Responsibility to Protect in Southeast Asia: Opening Up Spaces for Advancing Human Security” in The Pacific Review, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2012, pp. 113–34.
    • “ASEAN and Climate Change: Building Resilience through Regional Initiatives” in Mely Caballero-Anthony and Lorraine Elliott (eds), Human Security and Climate Change in Southeast Asia: Managing Risk and Resilience, Routledge 2012.
    • “Evolving Regional Governance in East Asia: from ASEAN to an East Asian Community”, in Nicholas Thomas, ed. Governance and Regionalism in Asia, (Oxford and New York: Routledge, 2009), pp. 32-65.
    • “Humanitarian Intervention in East Asia: Exploring Points of Convergence”, in Sorpong Peou, ed., Human Security in East Asia:  Challenges for Collaborative Action (London and New York: Routledge, October 2008), pp. 61-78.
    • “Re-thinking Peace Operations in East Asia:  Problems and Prospects”, in Donald Daniel, Patricia Taft and Sharon Wiharta (eds.), Peace Operations: Trends, Progress and Prospects, (Washington: Georgetown University Press, 2008), pp. 169-186.
       
  • Multilateralism and Regionalism

    • “Cyclones and Humanitarian Crises: Pushing the Limits of R2P in Southeast Asia”, in Global Responsibility to Protect, Volume 1, Number 2, March 2009 , (pp. 135-155(21)
    • “Non-Traditional Security and Multilateralism in Asia: Reshaping the Contours of Regional Security Architecture”, in Bates Gill and Michael Green, (eds.), Asia’s Multilateralism: Cooperation, Competition and the Search for Community (New York: Columbia University Press, 2009), pp. 306-328.
    • “The ASEAN Charter: An Opportunity Missed or One that Cannot be Missed?”, Southeast Asian Affairs, 2008, pp. 71-85.
    • Non-Traditional Security, Democracy, and Regionalism in Southeast Asia”, in Donald K Emmerson, ed. Hard Choices: Security, Regionalism and Democracy in Southeast Asia, (Brookings Institution Press/Stanford University Press, December 2008).
    • Joint Study on Best practices and Lessons Learned In Preventive Diplomacy, Study prepared by RSIS and CSIS, June 2008.
       
  • Non-Traditional Security
    • Mely Caballero-Anthony, Youngho Chang and Nur Azha Putra (eds), Energy and Non-Traditional Security (NTS) in Asia (Springer, 2012).
    • Mely Caballero-Anthony, Youngho Chang and Nur Azha Putra (eds), Rethinking Energy Security in Asia: A Non-Traditional View of Human Security (Springer, 2012)
    • “Introduction: Energy and Non-Traditional Security (NTS) – Understanding Security from Below”, (with Nur Azha Putra), in  Mely Caballero-Anthony, Youngho Chang and Nur Azha Putra (eds), Energy and Non-Traditional Security (NTS) in Asia (Springer, 2012)
    • “Rethinking Energy Security: A Non-Traditional View of Human Security”, (with Swee Lean Collin Koh and Sofiah Jamil),  in Mely Caballero-Anthony, Youngho Chang and Nur Azha Putra (eds), Rethinking Energy Security in Asia: A Non-Traditional View of Human Security (Springer, 2012)
    • "Human Rights and Human Trafficking in Asia: Trends, Issues and Challenges', in G. Shabbir Cheema, Christopher A. McNally and Vesselin Popovski (eds), Cross-Border Governance in Asia: Regional Issues and Mechanisms, (Tokyo: UN University Press, 2011) pp. 219-66.
    • “Non-Traditional Security and Infectious Diseases in ASEAN: Going Beyond the Rhetoric of Securitization to Deeper Institutionalisation”, The Pacific Review, Vol. 12, No.4, December 2008, pp. 509-527.
    • “Non-Traditional Security, Regionalism and the State in Southeast Asia”, in Amit Pandya and Ellen Laipson, (eds.), Transnational Trends, Middle Eastern and Asian Views, (Washington, DC: Henry L. Stimson Centre, 2008), pp. 139-155.
    • “Reflections on Managing Migration in Southeast Asia: Mitigating the Unintended Consequences of Securitisation” in Melissa Curley and Wong Siu-Lun, (eds.), Security and Migration in Asia: The Dynamics of Securitisation (London and New York: Routledge, 2008),  pp. 165-176.
    • “Human Security: European and Asian Approaches” (with Antonio Marquina), in Energy Security: Visions from Asia and Europe, (Basingstoke,UK: Palgrave MacMillan, October 2008), pp. 244-272.
       
  • Policy Brief and Commentaries:

    • “Floods and Regional Disaster Preparedness: Too Little, Too Late?”, (with Sofiah Jamil), RSIS Commentaries, No. 150/2011, 17 October 2011. (Also published in Phnom Penh Post, 7 November 2011; Reliefweb and Eurasia Review, 20 October 2011).
    • “Urban Food Security: Feeding Tomorrow’s Cities”, (with Paul Teng and Margarita Escaler), Significance,  The Royal Statistical Society, June 2011.
    • “Reality Check for the Region”, (with Sofiah Jamil), The Straits Times, 17 March 2011.
    • “ASEAN Community Building: Towards a Comprehensive Framework for Civilian Protection in Southeast Asia”, (with Holly Haywood), NTS Policy Brief, No. 7, February 2011.
    • “Developing a ‘Protection of Civilians’ Agenda for Southeast Asia”, NTS Perspectives, No. 5, January 2011.
    • “Nuclear Energy in Southeast Asia: Will It Enhance Human Security?”, (with Ryan Clarke, Nur Azha Putra and Rajesh Basrur), RSIS Commentaries, No. 48, 14 May 2010.
    • “Typhoon Kestana: Asia’s Katrina”, (with Irene Kuntjoro and Sofiah Jamil), RSIS Commentaries, No. 97, 2 October 2009.
      “Aung San Suu Kyi’s Verdict: Implications for ASEAN”, (with Alistair D.B. Cook), RSIS Commentaries, No. 79, 12 August 2009.
    • Responding to Non-Traditional Security Challenges in Asia”, RSIS Commentaries, No. 58, 16 June 2009.
    • “The Way Forward on Energy Security”, Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies, RSIS, December 2008, (with Collin Koh), (Singapore: Rajaratnam School of International Studies).
    • “The Swine Flu Alert: Keeping Asia Safe”, (with Julie Balen and Belinda Chng), RSIS Commentaries, No. 42, 29 April 2009.
    • “The ICC Verdict: Whose Responsibility”, (with Belinda Chng and Roderick Chia), RSIS Commentaries, No. 33, 31 March 2009.
    • “Managing Food Fights from Food Rights in ASEAN”, (with Irene Kuntjoro and Sofiah Jamil) RSIS Commentaries, No. 53, 28 April 2008.

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