Dr Richard Dunley
Senior Lecturer

Dr Richard Dunley

UNSW Canberra
School of Humanities & Social Sciences

Dr Richard Dunley is a Senior Lecturer in history in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS), UNSW Canberra. 

Research Interests

  • British naval & strategic policy c.1856-1920
  • British diplomatic history c.1856-1920
  • Maritime Strategy
  • Development of military technology
  • Archives & record keeping
Phone
+61 2 5114 5080
  • Books | 2018
    Dunley R, 2018, Britain and the Mine, 1900–1915 Culture, Strategy and International Law, Springer
    Books | 2018
    Dunley R, 2018, Britain and the Mine, 1900–1915, Springer International Publishing, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-72820-9
  • Book Chapters | 2024
    Dunley R, 2024, 'Middle Power Aircraft Carriers: The Experience of the Royal Australian Navy in the Era of the Korean War', in Coalition Navies during the Korean War Understanding Combined Naval Operations, Taylor & Francis
    Book Chapters | 2023
    Dunley R, 2023, 'The "Problem of Asia" and Imperial Competition Before World War I', in The New Age of Naval Power in the Indo-Pacific Strategy, Order, and Regional Security, Georgetown University Press, pp. 151 - 168
    Book Chapters | 2022
    Dunley R; Morgan Owen D, 2022, 'Naval History, Maritime Strategy, and the Role of Technology', in Power in the Maritime Domain: A Global Dialogue, Routledge, London, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781003298984
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Dunley RE, 2014, '‘“The Most Resistless and Revolutionary Weapon of Naval Warfare that has Ever Been Introduced”: The Royal Navy and the Whitehead Torpedo 1870-1890’', in A Military Transformed? Adaption and Innovation in the British Military, 1792-1945, Helion & Company Limited
  • Journal articles | 2024
    Dunley R, 2024, 'Australianised military off-the-shelf: Australia's naval ship design ethos and the Anzac Class frigates', Marine Policy, 161, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2024.106003
    Journal articles | 2023
    Dunley R, 2023, 'The end of the ‘lucky country’? Understanding the failure of the AUKUS policy debate', Australian Journal of International Affairs, 77, pp. 317 - 324, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10357718.2023.2210278
    Journal articles | 2023
    Dunley R, 2023, 'Uncrewed naval vessels and the span of maritime tasks', Marine Policy, 149, pp. 105481 - 105481, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2023.105481
    Journal articles | 2023
    Dunley R, 2023, 'Unsinkable Ships?', Australian Army Journal, 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.61451/225856
    Journal articles | 2022
    Dunley R, 2022, 'Operation Q: Churchill and Fisher's Invasion of Germany, 1915?', Journal of Military History (US), 86, pp. 612 - 641
    Journal articles | 2022
    Dunley R, 2022, 'Rebuilding the Mills of Sea Power: Interwar British Planning for Economic Warfare against Japan', International History Review, 44, pp. 1091 - 1107, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07075332.2021.1989704
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dunley R; Pugh J, 2021, 'Do Archive Catalogues Make History?: Exploring Interactions between Historians and Archives', Twentieth Century British History, 32, pp. 581 - 607, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/tcbh/hwab021
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dunley R, 2020, 'The Archive of the Edwardian Foreign Office: The Archaeology of a Collection and Its Use', Diplomacy and Statecraft, 31, pp. 429 - 449, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09592296.2020.1782672
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dunley R, 2019, 'Anti-Submarine Warfare in the Pre-First World War Royal Navy: A Cultural Failure?', War in History, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0968344518797150
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dunley R, 2017, 'Invasion, raids and army reform: the political context of ‘flotilla defence’, 1903–5', Historical Research, 90, pp. 613 - 635, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1468-2281.12188
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dunley RE, 2016, 'Technology and Tradition: Mine Warfare and the Royal Navy’s Strategy of Coastal Assault 1870-1890', Journal of Military History, 80, pp. 389 - 409
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dunley R, 2015, ''The warrior has always shewed himself greater than his weapons': The Royal Navy's interpretation of the Russo- Japanese War 1904-5', War and Society, 34, pp. 248 - 262, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07292473.2015.1128655
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dunley R, 2015, 'Sir John Fisher and the Policy of Strategic Deterrence, 1904–1908', War in History, 22, pp. 155 - 173, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0968344514521126
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dunley RE, 2015, '"Not intended to act as spies”: The Consular Intelligence Service in Denmark and Germany 1906-1914', International History Review, 37, pp. 481 - 502, https://doi.org/10.1080/07075332.2014.942677