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Dr Marc Lanteigne

Senior Lecturer in Security Studies

Centre for Defence and Security Studies

I am a lecturer and researcher in International Relations and Comarative Politics, specialising in China, East Asia and the Polar Regions. I currently teaching sources related to Asia-Pacific and China security studies, and have published on these areas, including Asia and Oceania strategic issues. 


Contact details

  • Ph: +64 9 213 6910
    Location: Atrium 2.54, Atrium Building
    Campus: Albany

Research Expertise

Research Interests

China politics and foreign policy 
East Asia foreign polciy and security (Japan, North and South Korea, Russian Far East; Southeast Asia)
Comparative foreign policy and security interests
International organisation and regime-building
International political economy

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Comparative Government and Politics (160603): Government and Politics of Asia and the Pacific (160606): International Relations (160607): Political Science (160600): Studies In Human Society (160000)


China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, East Asia, Southeast Asia, Polar Regions, Arctic, Antarctica, comparative politics, international organisation, security cooperation, economic security, international political economy, peacekeeping, war-to-peace transitions. 

Research Outputs


Lanteigne, ME. (2017). The rock that can’t be moved: China’s revised geostrategies in Myanmar. The Pacific Review. , 1-19
[Journal article]Authored by: Lanteigne, M.
Lanteigne, ME. (2017). Have you entered the storehouses of the snow? China as a norm entrepreneur in the Arctic. Polar Record. 53(2), 117-130 Retrieved from https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/polar-record
[Journal article]Authored by: Lanteigne, M.
Lanteigne, ME. (2017). Walking the walk: science diplomacy and identity- building in Asia-Arctic relations. Jindal Law Review. 8(1), 87-101
[Journal article]Authored by: Lanteigne, M.
Lanteigne, ME. (2017). China's expanding belt and road policies: Challenges for Oceania. Line of Defence. 1(4), 30-31 Retrieved from http://www.defsecmedia.co.nz/international-security/winter-2017-belt-road/
[Journal article]Authored by: Lanteigne, M.
Lanteigne, ME. (2016). Choppy waters: The return of Fiji to Pacific affairs after the 2014 vote. Third World Thematics: A Third World Quarterly Journal. 1(1), 46-62
[Journal article]Authored by: Lanteigne, M.
Lanteigne, ME. (2016). ‘Norden og Kina: «Smått er godt» Islands økonomiske diplomati med Kina,’. Internasjonal Politikk. 74(3) Retrieved from https://tidsskriftet-ip.no/index.php/intpol/article/view/497
[Journal article]Authored by: Lanteigne, M.
Lanteigne, ME., & Snetkov, A. (2015). The Loud Dissenter and its Cautious Partner – Russia, China, and Global Governance and Humanitarian Interventions. International Relations of the Asia-Pacific. 15(1), 113-146
[Journal article]Authored by: Lanteigne, M.
Lanteigne, ME. (2013). Fire over water: China’s strategic engagement of Somalia and the Gulf of Aden crisis. The Pacific Review. 26(3), 289-312
[Journal article]Authored by: Lanteigne, M.


Lanteigne, ME. (2017). Russia, China and the Shanghai cooperation organization: Diverging security interests and the ‘Crimea Effect’. In Russia's Turn to the East: Domestic Policymaking and Regional Cooperation. Coventry UK: Palgrave
[Chapter]Authored by: Lanteigne, M.
Lanteigne, ME. (2016). 'Vanuatu'. In Pacific Ways Government and Politics in the Pacific Islands (2nd edition) ed. Stephen Levine. (pp. 361 - 371). Wellington: Victoria University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Lanteigne, M.
Lanteigne, ME. (2016). The South China Sea in China’s Developing Maritime Strategy. In Power Politics in Asia’s Contested Waters: Territorial Disputes in the South China Sea, ed. Enrico Fels and Truong-Minh Vu. (pp. 97 - 116). : Springer, Cham Switzerland
[Chapter]Authored by: Lanteigne, M.
Lanteigne, ME. (2016). The Russian Far East and the Northern Sea Route in evolving Sino-Russian strategic relations. In J. Huang, & A. Korolev (Eds.) The Political Economy of Pacific Russia Regional Developments in East Asia. (pp. 181 - 202). : Palgrave Macmillan
[Chapter]Authored by: Lanteigne, M.
Lanteigne, ME. (2015). 'China's Economic Security'. In Routledge Handbook of Chinese Security. (pp. 81 - 89). : Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: Lanteigne, M.
Lanteigne, M.(2016). Chinese foreign policy an introduction (3rd edition). : Routledge
[Authored Book]Authored by: Lanteigne, M.
Lanteigne, ME. (2014). Red and Blue: China’s Evolving United Nations Peacekeeping Policies and Soft Power Development. In Asia-Pacific Nations in International Peace Support and Stability Operations, ed Chiyuki Aoi and Yee Heng. (pp. 113 - 140). : Springer
[Chapter]Authored by: Lanteigne, M.
Lanteigne, ME. (2013). Commercial Diplomacy: Preferential Trade Agreements and soft power Projection. In China and the International System Becoming a World Power, ed. Xiaoming Huang, Robert G. Patman. (pp. 71 - 88). : Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: Lanteigne, M.
Lanteigne, M. (2013). The Other Power: Security and Diplomacy in Sino-Afghanistan Relations. In The Regional Dimensions to Security Other Sides of Afghanistan, ed. ed. Stephen Aris and Aglaya Snetkov. (pp. 120 - 35). : Springer
[Chapter]Authored by: Lanteigne, M.
Lanteigne, M. (2013). Chinese Developmentalism: Beyond the Japanese Model. In Modern Economic Development in Japan and China Developmentalism, Capitalism, and the World Economic System. (pp. 98 - 116). : Springer
[Chapter]Authored by: Lanteigne, M.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 1 0


149.280 - Asia-Pacific Security
149.715 - Asian Security 
140.716 - China Security

Courses Coordinated

  • 149.280 Security Issues in the Asia-Pacific
  • 149.715 The Asia-Pacific Strategic Environment
  • 149.716 Security of China as a Great Power

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Sirous Amerian - Doctor of Philosophy
    China's rise in the Asia-Pacific: Regional perceptions and responses

Media and Links


  • 01 Jan 2017 - Newspaper
    North Korea
    Since my arrival at Massey University, I have been contacted by both local and international media for statements regarding the ongoing North Korea nuclear crisis. In addition to comments to the New Z
  • 01 Jan 2017 - Newspaper, Online
    Antarctica policies
    During the watershed conference on the Antarctic Treaty in June 2017, I was interviewed by both New Zealand and international media on the results of the event and how Beijing’s overall polar policies
  • 01 Jan 2017 - Newspaper, Television, Online
    China's international affairs
    I have been frequently invited to give comments on global affairs by the international media on subjects relating China’s security and foreign policy affairs. These have included interviews with the N
  • 01 Jan 2017 - Radio, Magazine, Newspaper
    Asia security interviews
    I have been frequently invited to give comments on Asia-Pacific security concerns for the local New Zealand media, including the AM Show (Three), the Breakfast Show (Channel One NZ), Radio New Zealand

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