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Mr Jeff Corkill


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5544, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO18.247
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5544
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO18.247  


Jeff is a Lecturer in the School of Science and a member of the ECU Security Research Institute.

Current Teaching

  • SCY1117 - Intelligence foundations
  • SCY2120 - Applied intelligence
  • SCY3107 - Intelligence analysis
  • SCY3506 - Counter intelligence
  • SCY5204 - Current issues in security
  • CSI5120 - Contemporary intelligence


Jeff served in the Australian Army for 20 years. A graduate of the Royal Military College he served as an officer in the Australian Intelligence Corps. His post military career has included appointments in security management and security & intelligence consulting both in Australia and overseas.

Professional Associations

  • Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers (AIPIO) WA representative
  • International Association for Intelligence Education (IAFIE) Member
  • International Studies Association (ISA) Member

Research Areas and Interests

  • Intelligence analysis, information and source evaluation, the intelligence, security and risk intersection, and CCTV human factors
  • Professional Intelligence Judgement Artistry, and resilience and security vetting


  • Master of Professional Studies (Transdisciplinary), University of Southern Queensland, 2007.
  • Graduate Diploma in Information Management and Analysis, Other WA higher ed institution, 1996.
  • Diploma in Applied Indonesian Language, Other WA higher ed institution, 1996.
  • Certificate in Human and Physical Resource Supervision, Other WA higher ed institution, 1993.
  • Associate Diploma in Personnel Administration, Other WA higher ed institution, 1993.


Recent Research Grants

  • The Efficacy of Pseudonyms: An investigation into Current Research and Application,  Australian Taxation Office,  Grant,  2017,  $20,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Corkill, J., Brooks, D., Pooley, JA., Cohen, L., Harris, K., Ferguson, C., Harms, C., (2017), The use of resilience indicators to assist in the selection of personnel for employment in classified and covert environments. The Routledge International Handbook of Psychosocial Resilience, 436-450, Abingdon, UK, Routledge.
  • Brooks, D., Corkill, J., Coole, M., (2016), The Australian Security Continuum: National and Corporate Security Gaps from a Surveillance Language Perspective. National Security, Surveillance and Terror: Canada and Australia in Comparative Perspective, 133-154, Cham, Switzerland, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-43243-4_6.
  • Brooks, D., Corkill, J., (2014), Corporate security and the stratum of security management. Corporate Security in the 21st Century: Theory and Practice in International Perspective, 216-234, Basingstoke, UK, Palgrave Macmillan.

Journal Articles

  • Brooks, D., Coole, M., Corkill, J., (2017), Revealing community security within the Australian security continuum. Security Journal, article in press(article in press), 20p., United Kingdom, Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., DOI: 10.1057/s41284-016-0088-4.
  • Corkill, J., Davies, A., (2013), The contemporary Australian intelligence domain. The AIPIO Journal, 21(2), 37-53, Deakin West, ACT, Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers.

Conference Publications

  • Brooks, D., Coole, M., Johnson, C., Corkill, J., Jenkinson, M., (2015), Efficacy of property marking as situational crime prevention strategy. The Proceedings of 8th Australian Security and Intelligence Conference, 5-11, Perth, WA, Security Research Institute, Edith Cowan University.
  • Corkill, J., Coole, M., (2013), Security, control and deviance: Mapping the security domain and why it matters. Changing the way we think about change: Shifting boundaries, changing lives, 142-149, Hobart, Tasmania, University of Tasmania.
  • Davies, A., Corkill, J., (2013), The contemporary Australian intelligence domain: A multi dimension examination. The Proceedings of 6th Australian Security and Intelligence Conference, 9-17, Perth WA, Security Research Centre, Edith Cowan University.
  • Moss, S., Corkill, J., Gringart, E., (2013), An exploratory study of the lived experience of being an intelligence analyst. The Procecedings of the 6th Australian Security and Intelligence Conference, 40-47, Perth WA, Security Research Centre, Edith Cowan University.
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