Centre for Defence and Security Studies

Massey University's Centre for Defence and Security Studies is advancing the security of Aotearoa, the Asia-Pacific region, and the world.

CDSS graduates


Find out about our undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programmes and courses in defence and security studies.



The Centre for Defence and Security Studies is an educational partnership between Massey and key government agencies.

Defence and Security Book Series


Our research programme advances knowledge of defence and security, and contributes to national, regional and global dialogues.

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CDSS Staff

Staff and contact

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