Prof Andrew Parkin

Position/s:Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
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Biography

Professor Andrew Parkin is Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), with a background appointment as a Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Policy, School of Social and Policy Studies, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. Professor Parkin is a political scientist whose academic career at Flinders University has included terms as Associate Head (Research) of the former Faculty of Social Sciences, Head of the former School of Political and International Studies, and Director of the Flinders Institute of Public Policy and Management. He has served as Editor of the Australian Journal of Political Science, as President of the Australasian Political Studies Association and as a member of the Australian Research Council's College of Experts.

Qualifications

PhD, Harvard University, 1978
MA, Harvard University, 1976
MA, University of Adelaide, 1976
BA (Hons), University of Adelaide, 1973
BA, University of Adelaide, 1972

Honours, awards and grants

  • National Fellow, Institute of Public Administration Australia, inducted May 2008
  • Fulbright Scholar 1974-1978
  • Frank Knox Fellow, Harvard University 1974-1977

Key responsibilities

Professor Parkin's responsibilities as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) include the broad areas of course content and quality, teaching quality and student learning, and student progression from recruitment through to graduation. Professor Parkin's portfolio includes current line management or supervisory responsibility for the University's Centre for University Teaching, Centre for Educational ICT, Yunggorendi First Nations Centre for Higher Education and Research, and the Student Learning Centre. He is involved with a number of external and internal committees including chairing the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC) Committee for 2010 and 2011, chairing the Anglicare SA/Flinders University Steering Group, chairing the Flinders University Educational Matters Advisory Group, serving on the the South Australian Certificate of Education) Higher & Further Education Task Group, and serving on the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) Fellowships assessment panel.

Teaching

Teaching interests

Professor Parkin has taught aspects of governmental and public policy processes, intergovernmental relations within the Australian federal system, urban and housing policy, aspects of criminal justice policy, immigration policy, Australian and South Australian politics, and liberal-democratic theory and practice. He has been involved in a range of teaching programs and initiatives, especially in relation to the teaching of politics and public policy

Research and supervision

Research interests

Professor Parkin's research expertise encompasses governmental and public policy processes, intergovernmental relations within the Australian federal system, urban and housing policy, aspects of criminal justice policy, immigration policy, Australian and South Australian politics, and liberal-democratic theory and practice.

Publications

Books
  • Parkin, A.W., Summers, J. and Woodward, D. (2010). Government, politics, power and policy in Australia. 9th ed. Woodward, Dennis; Parkin, Andrew; Summers, John, ed. Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Education Australia.
Book chapters
  • Parkin, A.W. and Hardcastle, L. (2014). Government-business relations. In Alan Fenna, Jane Robbins and John Summers, ed. Government and Politics in Australia. 10th edition ed. Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Publishing Group, pp. 275-290.
  • Parkin, A.W. (2010). Understanding liberal-democratic politics. In Woodward, Parkin & Summers, ed. Government, Politics, Power & Policy in Australia. 9th ed. Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Education Australia, pp. 3-24. [Link]
  • Parkin, A.W. and Hardcastle, L.H. (2010). Government-business relations. In Woodward, Parkin & Summers, ed. Government, Politics, Power & Policy in Australia. 9th ed. Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Education Australia, pp. 351-373.
  • Parkin, A.W. and Hardcastle, L.H. (2009). Immigration and multiculturalism. In Rhodes, R.A.W., ed. The Australian Study of Politics. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 325-337.
  • Parkin, A.W. and Anderson, G.M. (2008). Reconfiguring the Federation? In Chris Aulich and Roger Wettenhall, ed. Howard's Fourth Government. Sydney NSW: University of New South Wales Press, pp. 95-113.
  • Parkin, A.W. (2007). South Australia. In Brian Galligan and Winsome Roberts, ed. The oxford companion to Australian politics. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press, pp. 555-558.
  • Parkin, A.W. (2007). Commonwealth-State Relations. In Brian Galligan and Winsome Roberts, ed. The oxford companion to Australian politics. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press, pp. 115-118.
Refereed journal articles
  • Parkin, A.W. and Anderson, G.M. (2007). The Howard government, regulatory federalism and the transformation of commonwealth-state relations. Australian Journal of Political Science, 42(2) pp. 295-314. [doi:10.1080/10361140701320034]
  • Parkin, A.W. (2003). The states, federalism and political science: a fifty-year appraisal. Australian Journal of Public Administration, 62(2) pp. 101-112. [doi:10.1111/1467-8497.00329]

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Books
  • Parkin, A.W., Summers, J. and Woodward, D. (2010). Government, politics, power and policy in Australia. 9th ed. Woodward, Dennis; Parkin, Andrew; Summers, John, ed. Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Education Australia.
  • Parkin, A.W. and Hardcastle, L.H. (2006). The Impact of Targeting Housing Assistance. Adelaide, SA: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute.
  • Summers, J., Woodward, D. and Parkin, A.W. (2002). Government, politics, power and policy in Australia [7th Edition] Summers, J; Woodward, D; Parkin, A, ed. Frenchs Forest, NSW: Longman.
Book chapters
  • Parkin, A.W. and Hardcastle, L. (2014). Government-business relations. In Alan Fenna, Jane Robbins and John Summers, ed. Government and Politics in Australia. 10th edition ed. Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Publishing Group, pp. 275-290.
  • Parkin, A.W. (2010). Understanding liberal-democratic politics. In Woodward, Parkin & Summers, ed. Government, Politics, Power & Policy in Australia. 9th ed. Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Education Australia, pp. 3-24. [Link]
  • Anderson, G.M. and Parkin, A.W. (2010). Federalism: A fork in the road? In Chris Aulich and Mark Evans, ed. The Rudd Government. Canberra: Australian National University E Press, pp. 97-117.
  • Parkin, A.W. and Hardcastle, L.H. (2010). Government-business relations. In Woodward, Parkin & Summers, ed. Government, Politics, Power & Policy in Australia. 9th ed. Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Education Australia, pp. 351-373.
  • Parkin, A.W. and Summers, J. (2010). The constitutional framework. In Woodward, Parkin & Summers, ed. Government, Politics, Power & Policy in Australia. 9th ed. Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Education Australia, pp. 51-72.
  • Parkin, A.W. and Hardcastle, L.H. (2009). Immigration and multiculturalism. In Rhodes, R.A.W., ed. The Australian Study of Politics. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 325-337.
  • Parkin, A.W. and Anderson, G.M. (2008). Reconfiguring the Federation? In Chris Aulich and Roger Wettenhall, ed. Howard's Fourth Government. Sydney NSW: University of New South Wales Press, pp. 95-113.
  • Orchard, L.R. and Parkin, A.W. (2007). Urban policy. In Brian Galligan and Winsome Roberts, ed. The oxford companion to Australian politics. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press, pp. 609-610.
  • Parkin, A.W. (2007). COAG [Council of Australian Governments] In Brian Galligan and Winsome Roberts, ed. The oxford companion to Australian politics. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press, pp. 108-110.
  • Parkin, A.W. (2007). South Australia. In Brian Galligan and Winsome Roberts, ed. The oxford companion to Australian politics. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press, pp. 555-558.
  • Parkin, A.W. and Anderson, G.M. (2007). South Australian Premiers. In Brian Galligan and Winsome Roberts, ed. The oxford companion to Australian politics. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press, pp. 558-560.
  • Parkin, A.W. and Orchard, L.R. (2007). Housing policy. In Brian Galligan and Winsome Roberts, ed. The oxford companion to Australian politics. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press, pp. 258-260.
  • Parkin, A.W. (2007). Commonwealth-State Relations. In Brian Galligan and Winsome Roberts, ed. The oxford companion to Australian politics. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press, pp. 115-118.
  • Parkin, A.W. (2003). South Australia. In Jeremy Moon and Campbell Sharman, ed. Australian Politics and Government: The Commonwealth, the States and the Territories. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, pp. 104-130.
  • Parkin, A.W. (2002). Liberal democracy. In Summers, JWoodward, DParkin, A, ed. Government Politics, Power and Policy in Australia, 7th Edition. Frenchs Forest, NSW: Longman, pp. 297-321.
  • Parkin, A.W. and Summers, J. (2002). The constitutional framework. In Summers, J., Woodward, D., Parkin, A., ed. Government Politics, Power and Policy in Australia, 7th Edition. Frenchs Forest, NSW: Longman, pp. 3-21.
  • Parkin, A.W. (2001). Government. In Wilfrid Prest, Kerrie Round, Carol Fort, ed. The Wakefield Companion to South Australian History. Adelaide, SA: Wakefield Press, pp. 229-231.
  • Parkin, A.W. (2001). Politics. In Wilfrid Prest, Kerrie Round, Carol Fort, ed. The Wakefield Companion to South Australian History. Adelaide, SA: Wakefield Press, pp. 415-417.
Refereed journal articles
  • Parkin, A.W. (2008). South Australia: July to December 2007 [political chronicles.] Australian Journal of Politics and History, 54(2) pp. 320-325. [10.1111/j.1467-8497.2008.00499.x]
  • Parkin, A.W. and Anderson, G.M. (2007). The Howard government, regulatory federalism and the transformation of commonwealth-state relations. Australian Journal of Political Science, 42(2) pp. 295-314. [doi:10.1080/10361140701320034]
  • Parkin, A.W. (2007). South Australia: July to December 2006 (political chronicle) Australian Journal of Politics and History, 53(2) pp. 313-319. [10.1111/j.1467-8497.2007.00460.x]
  • Anderson, G.M. and Parkin, A.W. (2006). South Australia: July to December 2005 [political chronicles.] Australian Journal of Politics and History, 52(2) pp. 316-322. [10.1111/j.1467-8497.2005.00420.x]
  • Parkin, A.W. (2005). South Australia: July to December 2004. [political chronicles.] Australian Journal of Politics and History, 51(2) pp. 303-309. [doi:10.1111/j.1467-8497.2005.374_6.x]
  • Parkin, A.W. (2003). South Australia: January to June 2003 (political chronicles) Australian Journal of Politics and History, 49(4) pp. 597-603.
  • Parkin, A.W. (2003). The states, federalism and political science: a fifty-year appraisal. Australian Journal of Public Administration, 62(2) pp. 101-112. [doi:10.1111/1467-8497.00329]
  • Parkin, A.W. (2001). South Australia, Janurary to June 2001. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 47(4) pp. 568-574.
Journal articles
  • Anderson, G.M. and Parkin, A.W. (2008). The rise and rise of conditional federalism. Brisbane Line, June [Link]
  • Parkin, A.W. and Hardcastle, L.H. (2007). Global Perspectives 2007: Australia. International Affairs Forum, pp. 1-2. [Link]
  • Parkin, A.W. (2005). Restructructing Australia: Regionalism, Republicanism and the Reform of the Nation-State (Review) Australian Journal of Political Science, 40(2) pp. 324-325.
  • Parkin, A.W. (2004). Globalisation: Australia's regional perspectives (Book Review) Australian Journal of Political Science, 39(3) pp. 667-667.
  • Parkin, A.W. (2004). The Cambridge Handbook of Social Sciences in Australia (Book Review) Australian Journal of Political Science, 39(1) pp. 210-211.
  • Parkin, A.W. (2004). The age of migration: international population movements in the modern world [Book Review] Australian Journal of Political Science, 39(1) pp. 214-215.
  • Parkin, A.W. (2004). Understanding democratic politics: An introduction (Book Review) Australian Journal of Political Science, 39(3) pp. 675-677.
  • Parkin, A.W. (2003). Richard Vernon, Political morality: a theory of liberal democracy [Book Review] Australian Journal of Political Science, 38(1) pp. 185-185.
Conference publications
  • Parkin, A.W. (2007). Responsible government: shifting meanings and hazy practices. In The Politics of Democracy in South Australia Conference 2007. Adelaide, SA: History Trust of SA. The Politics of Democracy in South Australia Conference 2007. Adelaide, SA. Mar 2007, pp. 1-26. [Link]
  • Parkin, A.W. (2002). The States, federalism and political science: a fifty year appraisal. In Australian Political Studies Association jubilee conference. Australasian Political Studies Association Jubilee Conference. Canberra, ACT. Oct 2002.
Other public research outputs
  • Parkin, A.W. (2006). A Council for the Australian Federation : representing the States and Territories within the Australian Federation. Report to the Chief Executive SA Department of the Premier and Cabinet, pp. 1-8.
  • Parkin, A.W. and Hardcastle, L.H. (2006). Expanded immigration program more welcome in South Australia. Flinders Social Monitor. 3 pp. 1-3.
  • Parkin, A.W., Summers, J. and Woodward, D. (2006). Editors. Government, Politics, Power and Policy in Australia. 8th ed. Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Education Australia.
  • Parkin, A.W., Manning, H.R. and Langlois, A.J. (2003). Australian Journal of Political Science [Editors] [November] 38(3) pp. 387-595.
  • Parkin, A.W., Manning, H.R. and Langlois, A.J. (2003). Australian Journal of Political Science [Editors] [March] 38(1) pp. 1-190.
  • Parkin, A.W., Manning, H.R. and Langlois, A.J. (2003). Australian Journal of Political Science [Editors] [July] 38(2) pp. 195-477.
  • Parkin, A.W. (2003). Federalist can be democrats - and democrats ought to be federalists: a respone to Maddox. Democratic Audit Project. [Link]
  • Parkin, A.W., Manning, H.R. and Summers, J. (2002). Editors. Australian Journal of Political Science. 37(3)
  • Parkin, A.W., Manning, H.R. and Summers, J. (2002). Editors. Australian Journal of Political Science. 37(2)
  • Parkin, A.W., Manning, H.R. and Summers, J. (2002). Editors. Australian Journal of Political Science. 37(1)
  • Parkin, A.W. (2002). Promoting a whole-of-government culture, pp. 1-60.
  • Parkin, A.W. (2001). Dynasty in the Making. The Sunday Mail, 14/10/2007, pp. 17-17.
  • Parkin, A.W. (2001). Why They Need Pole Position. The Sunday Mail, 28/10/2001, pp. 38-38.
  • Parkin, A.W. (2001). World Scene Crucial. The Sunday Mail, 21/10/2007, pp. 17-17.
  • Parkin, A.W. (2001). Beware Margin of Error. The Sunday Mail, 04/11/2007, pp. 37-37.

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