Emeritus Professor Dean Forbes

Emeritus Professor

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GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Flinders University 1992-present
Emeritus Professor 2016-
Professorial Status, School of International Studies 2013-2016
Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor 2012-2013
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International & Communities) 2000-2013
Head, School of Geography, Population and Environmental Management 1992-1997

Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington DC 2013
Public Policy Fellow

The Australian National University 1980-1991
Research School of Pacific Studies
[Australian Institute of Urban Studies May-Dec 1985.
Australian Development Assistance Bureau Jan 1986- June 1987]

Monash University 1975-1979

University of Papua New Guinea 1972-1974

Qualifications
PhD Monash University
MA University of Papua New Guinea
BA (Hons) Flinders University
Honours, awards and grants

Flimders Emeritus Professor 2016
Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor 2012-2013
Honorary Member, Golden Key International Honour Society 2011
Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia 1994

Key responsibilities

Chair of Council, Elite Education Institute (2016- )
Chair of Board, Community for Global Communication Inc (2004- )
Chair of Council, Adelaide Institute of Higher Education (2018- )

Register of Experts, Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (2013-2019)
Member of International Education Association of Australia (2006- )
Board of Directors, Education Adelaide (2000-2012)
Honorary Auditor, Australian University Quality Agency (2008-2011)

Chair, Universities Australia Deputy Vice-Chancellors (International)
Committee (2004-2008)Chair, IRU Universities International Committee (2004-2009).
Deputy Chair, Board of Directors, Flinders Consulting Pty Ltd (2003-2007)

Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors (2002-2012)
Board of Directors, International Education Network Ltd (2001-2008)
Board of Directors, International Education Network Consulting (Hong Kong) Ltd (2003-2008)

Expert for media contact
Asia
Development
International Relations
Overseas Students
Population
Universities
Urban Planning
Asia and Australia
Asian Megacities
Australian Foreign Policy
Creative Cities
Knowledge Economy
Southeast Asian Development
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Media expertise
  • Asia
  • Development
  • International Relations
  • Overseas Students
  • Population
  • Universities
  • Urban Planning
Interests
  • Asia and Australia
  • Asian Megacities
  • Australian Foreign Policy
  • Creative Cities
  • Knowledge Economy
  • Southeast Asian Development
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