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Dr Rosita Dellios

Level 4, Building 1a, Faculty of Society & Design, Bond University

Professional biography

Rosita helped introduce the International Relations program at Bond University and is a founding member of the Centre for East-West Cultural and Economic Studies. She lectures and writes on the themes of China’s defence policy and strategic philosophy, classical and critical geopolitics, concepts of security and strategy, and future trends in global politics.

Her research interests are: China’s foreign and defence policy, China’s strategic philosophy; and transformative processes in international relations. Rosita has published one book on China’s defence strategy; co-edited a book on Confucian humanism; co-authored a book on China’s quest for global order (2013), and another on the politics and philosophy of Chinese power (2017). She has also published numerous book chapters, journal articles (some co-authored), handbook articles, and presented regularly at international conferences.

Professional admissions

  • International Institute for Strategic Studies, London
  • International Studies Association, USA
  • World Futures Studies Federation

Teaching expertise

Among the subjects Rosita teaches are: Introduction to Geopolitics, Chinese Defence Policy, Strategic China, and Prospects for Global Politics.



  • Bachelor of Arts, Deakin University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University