Joanne Wallis

Dr Joanne Wallis

Senior Lecturer


PhD (Politics & International Studies), University of Cambridge; MA (Political Science); LLM (Public & International Law); BA (Hons in Poli

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Dr Joanne Wallis completed her PhD in 2012 at the University of Cambridge, supported by a Poynton Cambridge Australian scholarship and Wolfson College Commonwealth studentship. She holds Master degrees in Arts (by Research in Political Science) and Law (Public and International Law) from the University of Melbourne. In 2006 Joanne was a Fulbright Scholar at the Walker Institute of International and Area Studies at the University of South Carolina. In 2012 she was a Visiting Scholar at the East-West Center, Honolulu. Between 2009 to 2011 she was an Honorary Fellow of the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. From 2008 to 2009 she was a Visiting Scholar at the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Project at the ANU. Joanne is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and in 2014 won the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific Teaching Excellence Award. She has taught at the Australian Command and Staff College, University of Cambridge, University of Melbourne and Swinburne University. Between 2012 and 2014 she was Convener of the Asia-Pacific Security program in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at the ANU. Joanne is on the international advisory board of The Round Table. She has been an Editor of the Melbourne Journal of Politics and Secretary of the Melbourne Journal of International Law. Joanne has also conducted research consultancies for Australian and international NGOs, and writes analyses for a leading global political risk advisory service.
Prior to academia Joanne was a lawyer at Allens Arthur Robinson (now Allens Linklaters) in Melbourne, and she is admitted as a barrister and solicitor in the Supreme Court of Victoria and High Court of Australia.

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