Dr Siddiquee has extensive teaching and research experience in a number of countries in the Asia-pacific region. He taught public administration, policy and governance for over 15 years at the University of Dhaka, International Islamic University, Malaysia and University of Brunei Darussalam before joining Flinders University in 2006. During 2001- 2004 he also served as an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Political Science, International Islamic University, Malaysia. He was the Coordinator, Graduate Certificate in Development Administration and Director of Studies, Graduate Program in Public Administration in the School of Social and Policy Studies at Flinders University (July 2007 - December 2009). More recently he served as the Discipline Leader, Politics and Public Policy, School of Social and Policy Studies from February 2014 to June, 2016.
Associate Dean (International), Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Flinders University
Public sector management and reform
Public ethics and accountability
Corruption, anti-corruption and good governance
Decentralisation and local governance
NGOs and development
Consultancies & Research Grants
Dr Siddiquee has undertaken a number of consultancies and institutional appraisals for government agencies, donors and non-governmental organisations. Recent consultancies and research grants include the following:
2015-2016, Child Poverty and Disparity in Malaysia, UNICEF, Malaysia ($ 94,892 with Gerry Redmond and Rodrigo Praino)
2009. Contribution of Australian Aid to Poverty Reduction and Gender Quality in Bangladesh, Flinders University Establishment Grants ($10,000)
2008. Indonesia-Australia Specialised Training Program- IASTP III, Training for Corruption Eradication Commission, Bogor, Indonesia, July-August, Flinders Partners/Hassell & Associates ($ 50,000)
2008-2009 Regional Autonomy and Local Resource Mobilisation in Eastern Indonesia, AIGRP/Australian National University ($10,000) (with Dian Nastiti and Nur Ana Sejati)
2007. Managing for Results and Development Effectiveness: The Malaysian Experience, Inter-American Development Bank Washington, DC (US $ 3000)
Dr Siddiquee's teaching interests are broadly in management area of the public sector. His teaching philosophy is to provide the students with substantive knowledge in the field, a solid theoretical grounding and rigorous analytical skills in a manner that is accessible and challenging to them. He creates an environment that is conducive to learning, and explains difficult theoretical postulates in simple and lucid language while relating them to real life cases.
The Vice Chancellor's Award for Excellence, 2014 - APR 2014