A welcome note from the Head of the School
The School comprises over 30 academic staff with breadth and depth of expertise in Politics, Public Policy, and International Relations. Key sub-fields of expertise include: Public policy and capacity building, International relations and security in the Asia-Pacific; Public integrity and anti-corruption; International political economy and global governance; Comparative politics and political theory; and Federalism. The School welcomes suitably qualified research higher degree students who are seeking to undertake projects in these areas.
In the most recent Australian Research Council Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) results released in December 2015, Political Science at Griffith was rated as being ‘well above world standard’, the highest possible rating. This followed the same result in the second ERA round in 2012.
School of Government and International Relations Does Political Satire for the Holiday SeasonSome political satire to kick off the holiday season? One of our multi-talented staff members, Professor John Kane, planted his tongue firmly in his cheek, picked up his guitar and gave us this... Listen here
The public face
Academics and emerging scholars in the School are frequently requested by a wide variety of media outlets to provide expert opinion on burning issues of the day in international relations, politics, and public affairs. Providing expert media commentary is something the School takes very seriously as a contribution to deepening the public's understanding of today's complex world and how we can navigate the pressing challenges of our time.
Here, you will find links to the School's most recent media highlights and have access to featured media articles, podcasts and videos.
- Dr Tracey Arklay joined School of Humanities lecturer Dr Paul Williams and 612ABC's Kat Davidson to discuss the week in politics. Listen to the discussion here.
- Professor Ian Hall was interviewed by Mengjia Wan from the National Bureau of Asian Research on 'The Legacy of Nehruvianism and the Implications for India’s Strategic Culture'. You can read the interview here.
- Associate Professor Michael Heazle was interviewed by Amanda Vanstone for ABC Radio National's Counterpoint program on 'Another View on the US Future in Asia'. You can listen to the interview here.