Jodie Curth-Bibb

Adjunct Academic Status

College of Business, Government and Law

place Social Science South (332)

Dr Jodie Curth-Bibb is a political scientist and lecturer in public policy with Flinders University. Over Jodie’s 20 year career she has worked in various roles in the public service, academia, international development and media and politics. Jodie has worked in senior research roles as well as teaching and capacity development roles. Dr Curth-Bibb has worked on public policy issues in Australia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Fiji and Pakistan. She has worked on research and capacity development collaborations with the Australian Federal Police, the Australian Defence Force and Australian Civil-Military Centre, Australian Institute for Health and Welfare, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia Awards, the Indigenous Land Corporation, United Nations Development Program, Pacific Women, New Zealand Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade, the World Bank, the Government of Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands Government, Royal Solomon Islands Police Force, Correctional Services Solomon Islands, Institute for Urban Indigenous Health.

Jodie’s teaching and research interests are focused on public policy and governance. Her primary interests include: public sector capacity development, evidence-based policy-making, governance and state capacity, gender equity and social inclusion, gender mainstreaming, Indigenous governance, complexity theory, monitoring and evaluation and learning, hybridity and non-state institutions.


PhD Political Science (University of Queensland)

Topic coordinator
POAD8017 Contemporary Public Policy: Theoretical Perspectives
POLI2020 Australian Indigenous Politics
POAD8138 Governance and Public Policy
INTR3101 Global Inequality
INTR9077 Global Inequality
POAD8130 Toolkit in Puiblic Management