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The Australian National University

Dr Ryan Walter

Phd Political Science (ANU)
ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

Areas of expertise

  • Political Theory And Political Philosophy 160609
  • History Of Economic Thought 140101

Research interests

Political theory

History of political thought

History of historiography

History of economic thought



Ryan studied politics and economics at the undergraduate level before working briefly as a professional economist. He then returned to university, taking a PhD in Political Science (ANU). His doctoral research issued in a monograph study, A Critical History of the Economy, published by Routledge in 2011. Ryan's current research project examines divergent approaches to writing the history of the state and the economy.

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