Dr Rebecca Gidley

PhD (ANU), BA (Hons) (Queensland), BSc (Queensland)
Research Fellow
ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

Areas of expertise

  • Government And Politics Of Asia And The Pacific 160606
  • Law And Society 180119
  • Asian History 210302

Research interests

Rebecca Gidley's research interests include transitional justice, mass atrocities, Cambodian history and politics, Bokor National Park, historians as expert witnesses, human rights and the rule of law.


Rebecca Gidley is a Research Fellow in the Department of Political and Social Change, working on the Southeast Asia Rules Based Order project. She completed her PhD in history from the ANU in July 2017. Her first book, Illiberal Transitional Justice and the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, was published in early 2019. She has taught a range of courses in history, international relations, political science and security studies.


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