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The Australian National University

Professor Andrew MacIntyre

ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

Areas of expertise

  • Government And Politics Of Asia And The Pacific 160606
  • Comparative Government And Politics 160603
  • International Relations 160607
  • Economic Development And Growth 140202
  • Public Policy 160510

Research interests

Comparative political economy, International relations of the Asia-Pacific region, Southeast Asian politics (especially Indonesia), Australian foreign policy.


Andrew MacIntyre is Professor of Political Science. His current research projects include a multi-author study of Asian regional institutions and an assessment of the trajectory for democracy in Southeast Asia. Recent past projects include an edited book on the political economy of East Asia 10 years after the financial crisis (Cornell University Press 2008); a review of the state of knowledge on the rule of law and development (Annual Review Political Science, 2008); and a policy paper on current developments in Indonesia and their implications for Australia (Australian Strategic Policy Institute 2008). He is a regular contributor of opinion to the ANU’s East Asia Forum.


Along serving as Dean of the College, Professor MacIntyre is also Director of the new Research School of Asia & the Pacific. He was previously Director of the Crawford School of Economics and Government. Prior to his joining the ANU he was a professor at the University of California, San Diego.


Professor MacIntyre was the founder of the Australia-Indonesia Governance Research Partnership, is an active member of the Australian American Leadership Dialogue and sits on the advisory board of the Australian American Education Leadership Foundation. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Asia Foundation – Australia, Honorary ACT President of the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA), and a member of the Board of the ANU Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies. He is also a member of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. He is the recipient of the Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendation for contributions to the promotion of relations between Japan and Australia (2006) and the Presidential Friends of Indonesia award (2010). He has served as a consultant to government institutions and companies in Australia, the United States and China as well as international agencies such as the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and the ASEAN Secretariat.


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