DR ATHOL YATES

DR ATHOL YATES

Dr. Athol Yates teaches on civil security, security technology, internal security, disaster management and research methods. His research focuses on the modernization of UAE security structure and organizations including the public policy, higher national security architecture, Abu Dhabi Police and the UAE Armed Forces.

  • Ph.D. (Public Policy) Australian National University, 2011
  • MA (Public Policy) Australian National University, 2000
  • Graduate Diploma (Soviet Studies) University of Melbourne, 1991
  • B.Eng. Monash University, 1986
  • National security
  • Internal security/homeland security
  • Disaster management
  • Comparative civil security
  • UAE security history
  • Thesis writing
  • Public policy
  • National security machinery of government
  • Civil security organizations, arrangements and policy
  • UAE security history
  • UAE policy making
  • Yates, Athol, The Militaries and Police Forces of the Trucial States and United Arab Emirates, 1951-1980, Helion& Co: UK. (forthcoming)
  • Yates, Athol, “Building a Navy from scratch in just a decade: The Abu Dhabi Sea Wing and Navy (1966-1976)” A book chapter in Middle Eastern Naval History edited by Dr John Dunn, Valdosta State University and Dr Donald Stoker, U.S. Naval War College.
  • Yates, Athol, The evolution of the UAE Armed Forces, Helion& Co: UK. (forthcoming)
  • Yates, Athol, Catastrophes, crashes and crimes in the UAE: Newspaper articles from the 1970s, Medina Publications: UK.
  • Yates, Athol, “Contracted Foreign Advisors in the Abu Dhabi Police Force: Explaining Their Enduring Presence from 2002 to 2015.” Police Advising and Militarization (Donald Stoker and Edward B. Westermann, eds) Abingdon, UK: Helion& Co., 2018.
  • Yates, Athol, “Explaining five decades of embedded western expatriates in the Armed Forces of the Emirates from 1965 to 2015.” Journal of Arabian Studies. (2016) December http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21534764.2016.1250388.
  • Yates, Athol, “How civil aviation threatens national security.” Journal of Transportation Security (2014) 7: 227 (with N. Srinivasan), doi:10.1007/s12198-014-0141-7.
  • Yates, Athol, “A framework for studying mortality arising from critical infrastructure loss.” International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection (2014), 7: 2, pp. 100-111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcip.2014.04.002.
  • Yates, Athol, “Death Modes from a Loss of Energy Infrastructure Continuity.” Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (2013) 10: 2, pp. 587–608, DOI: 10.1515/jhsem-2012-0048.