Lewis Frederickson

Adjunct Lecturer

Lewis Frederickson is an RAAF officer currently serving as the Chief of Air Force Fellow at UNSW ADFA. He has enjoyed 28-years of service as an Air Combat Officer, but more so in his roles as an educator and Qualified Aviation Instructor. Lewis has an undergraduate degree in History and Literature, and a master’s degree in History. He was fortunate enough to complete his doctoral thesis on an aspect of Australia’s involvement in the Great War under John Connor at UNSW ADFA. Lewis is scheduled to qualify with a bachelor’s degree in Teaching in 2019. He deployed to East Timor in 1999, and to the Multi-National Force – Iraq (2007). He was the lead RAAF Officer in the Australian War Memorial (AWM) Historical Mission to the MER (twice in 2016). Lewis has a passion for education and subscribes to a path of life-long learning.

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Frederickson L, 2020, Armageddon and OKRA Australia's air operations in the Middle East a century apart, Big Sky Publishing, Wavell Heights, Brisbane, QLD
Journal articles
Frederickson L, 2019, 'Moral injury in military service', Human Rights Defender, vol. 28, pp. 19 - 20
Theses / Dissertations
Frederickson L, 2015, The Development of Australian Infantry on the Western Front 1916-1918: An Imperial Model of Tactics, Training and Technology, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/55155
Organisational units
lensSchool of Humanities and Social Sciences
Sub Theme
lensFuture Operations
lensConflict & Society