Associate Professor Noore Siddiquee

Academic Level D

College of Business, Government and Law

place Bedford Park (330)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Teaching Program Director (Government) - College of Business, Government and Law

Dr Siddiquee is currently Associate Professor in Public Administration and Teaching Program Director (Flinders Government), College of Business, Government & Law

He has extensive experience in teaching, research and academic administration spanning over a period of 30 years in a number of institutions 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 was the Head of the Department of Political Science, International Islamic University, Malaysia. At Flinders he served as Director of Studies for the Graduate Program in Public Administration (GPPA) from July 2007 - December 2009 and as Leader/Head, Discipline of Politics and Public Policy from February 2014 to June, 2016. During 2016-2017 Dr Siddiquee was Associate Dean (International), Faculty of Social & Behavioural Sciences, Flinders University.

Dr Siddiquee's research broadly focuses on public sector management and transformations in developing countries assessing the impacts of contemporary reforms on governance and service delivery. He is highly sought after as a supervisor for PhD and other research degrees. At Flinders he has supervised 17 RHD students to completion, in addition to a large number of MPA disserations. Currently he is supervising four RHD students who are at various stages of their studies.

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Manchester, UK, 1994
  • Master of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, 1986
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours), University of Dhaka, 1984
Honours, awards and grants
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Political Science, International Islamic University, Malaysia, July 2013-February, 2014
  • Faculty Teaching Award, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Flinders University, 2011
  • Senior Visiting Fellow, Faculty of IRK & Human Sciences, International Islamic University, Malaysia (December, 2009-June, 2010)
  • The Commonwealth Fellowship Award, 1990
  • The Chancellor's Award, 1986
Key responsibilities

Teaching Program Director (Government), College of Business, Government and Law

Chair, Student Progress Committee, College of BUsiness, Government & Law

Member, Level C Promotions Committee, College of Social Work, Psychology and Education

Member, College Senior Leadership Team

Teaching interests

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.

Topic coordinator
POAD9022 Public Management
POAD9131 Development Administration
POAD8137 Professional Ethics and Public Administration
POAD9135 Project Governance
GOVT8004 Governance in a Global World
Topic lecturer
POAD9127 Toolkit for Public Management
POAD9022 Public Management
POAD9131 Development Administration
Supervisory interests
Malaysian governance
Management/public sector management
Public accountability
Public-private partnerships
Higher degree by research supervision
Principal supervisor: Islamophobia and the role of media in Australia (1), Management of refugee crises in Asia (1)
Associate supervisor: Social work education in Saudi Arabia (-1)
Principal supervisor: Efficacy of local government evaluation in China (1), Planning and budgeting at the local government (1), Value-added tax in Bangladesh (1), Governance of NGOs (1), Public expenditure management reform (1), Islamisation policy in Malaysia (1), Local governance (1), Egovernment in Bangladesh (1), Social safety net policy in Bangladesh (1), Microcredit and women's empowerment (2), Connecting the rural poor to information superhighways: the Union Digital Centre in Bangladesh (1), Decentralisation and regional development in Papua (1), Effectiveness of evaluation practice in Indonesia's regional development planning (1), Renewable energy development in Indonesia (1)
Associate supervisor: Risk management within local government in Indonesia (1), Poverty alleviation - rights based approach (1), Performance audit and public accountability (1), Fiscal decentralisation in Indonesia (1), Decentralization & infrastructure development Indonesia (1)
Higher degree by research student achievements
Ahmed Munirus Saleheen

The Vice Chancellor's Award for Excellence, 2014 - APR 2014

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Public policy and management
Government and Politics in South and South-East Asia
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Further information

Previous Managing Editor, The Australian Journal of Sustainable Business and Society