College of Business, Government and Law
Michael Barr is a specialist in Singapore politics and history, with broader interests including international relations of Southeast Asia, and religion and ethnicity as they relate to politics, especially in Southeast Asia. He formerly held Research Fellowships at Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University. From 2012-2017 he was Editor-in-Chief of Asian Studies Review, flagship journal of the Asian Studies Association of Australia. Articles accepted and managed under his editorship appear from 2013-2018. A selection of his published journal articles and book chapters can be read here.
BA (Hons) (University of Queensland)
PhD in History (University of Queensland)
Recipient of the 1999 Asian Studies Association of Australia's President's Prize for the best Australian PhD in Asian Studies in 1998.
Course Coordinator, Master of Arts (International Relations)
Course Coordinator, Master of International Development
Asian history and society; Asian political economy; the cultural politics of religion and ethnicity, especially in Asia; religious and ethnic nationalism; genocide.
Singapore history and politics; Malaysian history and politics; religion and ethnicity in politics and nationalism.
: Gender and national identity in Malaysia
; Indonesian Foreign Policy
; Singapore-Australia Security Relationship
: Indonesian Foreign Policy
: Ethnicity, religion, politics in Singapore
; Singapore politics
; Security Studies, Aceh and Patani
: Ethnicity, religion, politics in Malaysia
2012-14: Editor-in-Chief, Asian Studies Review, journal of the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA)
2014-15: Secretary-Treasurer, Malaysia and Singapore Society of Australia (MASSA)
2011-12: General Councillor, ASAA
2010: Co-editor (with Dr Liz Morrell) of the Proceedings of the Biennial Conference of the ASAA and member, Organising Committee, 18th Biennial Conference of the ASAA
Ongoing: Member, Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA);
Member, National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU)
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