Associate Professor Noore Siddiquee

Associate Professor

College of Business, Government and Law

place Social Sciences South (330)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

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.

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours), University of Dhaka, 1984
  • Master of Social Sciences (Public Administration), University of Dhaka, 1986
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Manchester, UK, 1994
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

Associate Dean (International), Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Flinders University

Research expertise
Anti-bullying educational resources
Policy and administration
Research interests

Public sector management and reform
Public ethics and accountability
Corruption, anti-corruption and good governance
Public-private partnerships
Electronic 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)

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
POAD9119 Regionalism, Decentralisation and Governance
POAD9131 Development Administration
POAD8137 Professional Ethics in Public Administration
Topic lecturer
POAD9127 Toolkit for Public Management
POAD9022 Public Management
POAD9119 Regionalism Decentralisation & Governance
POAD9131 Development Administration
Supervisory interests
Local government
Malaysian governance
Management/public sector management
Public accountability
Public-private partnerships
Higher degree by research supervision
Principal supervisor: Decentralisation and regional development in Papua (1), Local governance and waste management in Sri Lanka (1), Effectiveness of evaluation practice in Indonesia (1)
Associate supervisor: Decentralisation and infrastructure development (1), :Towards a low carbon future:renewable energy development in Indonesia (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)
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)
Higher degree by research student achievements
Ahmed Munirus Saleheen

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

Expert for media contact
Government and Politics in South and South-East Asia
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Further information

Managing Editor, The Australian Journal of Sustainable Business and Society

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