Jacinta Carroll

Senior Research Fellow, Counter Terrorism and Social Cohesion, National Security College

Jacinta Carroll is Senior Research Fellow, Counter-Terrorism and Social Cohesion at the ANU National Security College, and was previously the inaugural Head of ASPI’s Counter Terrorism Policy Centre.

Jacinta has held a variety of Senior Executive appointments in the Australian Government, and worked in the Department of Defence and the Attorney-General’s Department. Her career experience includes working on national security, counter-terrorism, strategic policy, border security, military operations, campaign planning and scenario development. She has expertise in information management and international policy with a particular focus on the Middle East and Afghanistan.

Jacinta is regularly sought for comment on national security and international affairs.

Jacinta is an experienced board member, and is involved in boards in the security, education and defence sectors.

Jacinta is a graduate of The Australian National University, has post-graduate qualifications in management from Flinders University, and holds masters degrees from the University of Sydney and Deakin University. She has completed the Defence and Industry Study Course.

Jacinta is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD), Member of the Australian Institute for International Affairs and a Member of the Institute of Public Administration Australia (MIPAA). 


Episode 199 – National Security implications of COVID-19 – Prof John Blaxland & Jacinta Carroll – Australian National University


The Security Outlook – What it means for Australian organisations

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