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Aran Martin is the Managing Editor of Postcolonial Studies at IPCS.

Aran has a background in international relations with a focus on intercultural dialogue, conflict prevention and peacebuilding, and environmental politics. He holds over a decade of experience in the editorial management of international, double-blind, peer reviewed academic journals.

Alongside his role at IPCS, Aran is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal Global Change, Peace and Security (Routledge), Executive Director of the Global Security Foundation, an NMAS accredited mediator with the Community Dispute Resolution Centre, and an Honorary Fellow in the School of Law, La Trobe University.

Aran’s past roles include as a Research Fellow at the Melbourne School of Government and School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne (2014-2020), CEO (2016) and then Director, Stakeholder Relations of the Future Business Council (2016-2017), and project manager with the Centre for Dialogue at La Trobe University (2008-2014). He is a member of the Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet’s Research Institute on Social Cohesion (RIOSC), the Attorney General’s Countering Violent Extremism Research Panel, and the Australian Mediation Association. 

For more on Aran’s academic publications, visit his research page here.

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