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Aaron P Jackson

Aaron Jackson is the Australian Spokesperson of the AOD community.

Dr Aaron P. Jackson is an Australian public servant. He is currently Senior Researcher Joint and Integrated Military Operations within Defence Science and Technology Group, which is part of the Department of Defence. He has also served in the Australian Army Reserve since 2002. He has deployed on operations in Iraq, the Greater Middle East Region, Timor Leste and domestically within Australia. Aaron holds a Doctorate of Philosophy (International Relations) and has an ongoing research focus on defence and military studies, operational art, international relations and military design thinking. He is widely published in these fields and has held numerous academic appointments, including as Academic Year 2018-19 Distinguished Visiting Professor of Defence Studies at Canadian Forces College.

The opinions expressed in Dr Jackson’s academic papers are exclusively his own and do not reflect the views of any organisation with which he is, or was previously, affiliated.

Three Simple Ways to Make the Military Appreciation Process More Creative

Original post can be found here: https://cove.army.gov.au/article/three-simple-ways-make-military-appreciation-process-more-creative   ‘They came on in the same old…

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Get Out of Afghanistan: A Challenge to Military Design Thinking Educators

By Aaron P Jackson After a lengthy diversion into emergency management during the first two-and-a-half…

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Australian Military Design Thinking: A 2021 Review

By: Cara Wrigley, Murray Simons, Aaron Jackson Abstract: Design thinking is gaining momentum in the…

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Initiate: Handbook of Military Sciences – Australian Defence Force

AOD Connect 2021: Initiate In this video Murray Simons & Cara Wrigley discuss their chapter,…

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Design Thinking in Commerce and War: Contrasting Civilian and Military Innovation Methodologies

By Dr. Aaron P. Jackson This monograph addresses how military design thinkers can maximize the…

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Design Thinking: Applications for the Australian Defence Force

This is an edited volume. Please see the contents page (reproduced below) for information about…

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