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The Australian National University

Dr Richard W. Frank

PhD in Political Science (Binghamton University)
Lecturer & HDR co-convenor
ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
T: +61 2 6125 3997

Areas of expertise

  • Political Science 1606
  • International Relations 160607
  • Comparative Government And Politics 160603

Research interests

Civil conflict, election violence, human trafficking, electoral integrity, and peace studies


Richard Frank received his PhD from Binghamton University in 2009. Prior to joining ANU, he was a research fellow and manager of the Electoral Integrity Project at the University of Sydney and an assistant professor at the University of New Orleans. Dr Frank’s research centers on the domestic effects of international politics and the causes of election integrity, electoral violence, civil conflict, and human trafficking.


Projects and Grants

Grants are drawn from ARIES. To add Projects or Grants please contact your College Research Office.

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Updated:  24 August 2017 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers