Assistant Professor, Institute for International and Civil Security
Dr Yates has an Engineering Degree, and a Masters and Doctorate in Public Policy. He works at the Institute for International and Civil Security, Khalifa University, which offers a Masters Degree aimed at Emirati security professionals. He teaches civil security which covers professional security practice, internal security and disaster management. Prior to joining Khalifa University, Dr Yates was the Executive Director of the Australian Security Research Centre, a think-tank on domestic security issues. He currently teaches courses on civil security, thesis research methods, and security technology.