Dr Negar Partow’s research bridges theory and practice, fostering dialogue among academics, government, and communities. Her expertise in global political issues translates research for diverse audiences. In her publications Negar offers a unique perspective on religion, politics, and security in the Middle East and Southeast Asia, aiming to indigenise security ideas and practices, resolving conflicts rooted in the relationship between religion and politics. Her research explores how these conflicts affect security in multicultural democracies as well as in authoritarian regimes. Negar has extensive experience in studying ethics and writes on the ethics and politics of security in Middle East and Southeast Asia. She has extensive research on the role of the United Nations in conflict resolution, and her expertise is sought after through consultations and media appearances in New Zealand, Australia, and North America.