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The Australian National University

Professor John Uhr

BA in Modern History (1st Class Hons, University of Queensland), MA, PhD in Political Science, (University of Toronto)
Professor of Political Science; and former director, Centre for the Study of Australian Politics, School of Politics and International Relations, College of Arts and Social Sciences
ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

Research interests

  • Australian politics
  • Political theory
  • Political and governmental ethics
  • Parliament
  • Public leadership

Biography

Undergraduate degree (1972) from University of Queensland, graduate degrees (1974, 1979) from University of Toronto, Canada

Public service and parliamentary service in the 1980s

Joined the ANU as lecturer in the former Graduate Program in public Policy in 1990

Last Director of the ANU's Federalism Research Centre, 1996

Inaugural Director of Parliamentary Studies Centre, Crawford School, from 2005; now subsumed into Centre for the Study of Australian Politics

Director of Policy and Governance Program, Crawford School, from 2007-2011

Inaugural Director, Centre for the Study of Australian Politics, School of Politics and International Relations, College of Arts and Social Sciences, from 2011 until 2017

Researcher's projects

Two books in publication:

Sole author: Performing Political Theory (Palgrave 2018)

Co-edited with chapter: Australia's Most Significant Elections (Monash University Press 2018)

 

Publications

Projects and Grants

Grants information is drawn from ARIES. To add or update Projects or Grants information please contact your College Research Office.

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Updated:  21 April 2018 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers