Tim’s work addresses issues of security sector reform, civil-military relations and capacity building, with a recent focus on the maritime environment. His current research focuses on responses to transnational organised crime at sea. Tim is also co-director of the SafeSeas Network along with Christian Bueger.
Ryerson’s main research interests focus on the application of critical security studies to the analysis of human security, peacebuilding, and natural disasters. My work has focused on how these shape the relationships between local communities, civil society and the state. His research has had a geographic focus on Southeast Asia and Cambodia.