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Dr Jamal Barnes

Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 6560, Email:, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML18.224F
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6560
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML18.224F  


Jamal is a Post Doctoral Research Fellow at the School of Arts and Humanities.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Murdoch University, 2014.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Security, Terrorism and Counterterrorism, Murdoch University, 2010.
  • Bachelor of Legal Studies, Murdoch University, 2009.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Politics, Murdoch University, 2009.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Barnes, J., Baldino, D., (2016), Foreign policy: old alliances, new problems and the retreat of soft power. From Abbott to Turnbull a new direction?: Australian Commonwealth Administration 2013-2016, 12(15), 173-195, West Geelong, Echo Books.

Journal Articles

  • Barnes, J., (2016), The 'war on terror' and the battle for the definition of torture. International relations, 30(1), 102-124, Sage, DOI: 10.1177/0047117815587775.
  • Barnes, J., (2016), Black sites, 'extraordinary renditions' and the legitimacy of the torture taboo. International Politics , 53(2), 198-219, DOI: 10.1057/ip.2015.46.
  • Barnes, J., (2013), Making torture possible: the Sri Lankan conflict, 2006-2009. Journal of South Asian development, 8(3), 333-358, Sage, DOI: 10.1177/0973174113504846.
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