Dr. Augustine Meaher

Dr. Augustine Meaher


Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 372 717 6008

Office: Room 105


Dr. Augustine Meaher is the Dean at the Baltic Defence College. He holds a B.A. (Cum Laude) in History from Georgetown University, an M.A. in History from Tulane University and a Ph.D. in History from the University of Melbourne.

He teaches and supervises for the Master's Degree, the Higher Command Studies Course and the Joint Command and General Staff Course. He represents the Baltic Defence College on the executive academic board of the European Security and Defence College and teaches on the High Level Course. Previously, he was a professor of history at the University of North Georgia and the University of Melbourne. He has examined Ph.D. dissertations for British, Australian, and New Zealand universities.

Areas of Expertise

  • Australian military history
  • British foreign and defence policy
  • Atlantic Alliance

Selected Publications

  • Meaher, Augustine. 2013. Uncle Sam’s Man Down Under: Nelson Trusler Johnson. [eds.] J. Simon Rofe and Andrew Stewart. Diplomats at War: The American Experience. Dordrecht: Republic of Letters, 2013.
  • Meaher, Augustine. 2013. It's our this land: Imagine invaders before the Great War. [eds.] Craig Stockings and John Connor. Before the Anzac Dawn: A military history of Australia before 1915. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press, 2013.
  • Meaher, Augustine. 2010. The Australian Road to Singapore: The Myth of British Betrayal. Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2010.
  • Meaher, Augustine. 2007. Australia as Victim: Keating and the Betrayal Myth. Australian Studies. 2007, 20, 2.


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Riga Defence Attache Association visit to BALTDEFCOL


Graduation Ceremony of JCGSC 2010/2011

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