Norman Abjorensen is a Visiting Fellow in the Policy and Governance Program and is a prominent media commentator on Australian politics. He previously taught political science at the ANU’s School of Social Sciences and at the University of Canberra.
He is a former national editor of the Sydney Morning Herald and an award winning journalist and has worked as a political adviser, speechwriter and corporate communications executive.
Associate, Centre for the Study of Australian Politics, School of Politics and International Relations, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences.
In 2012-13 he was Visiting Professor of International Public Policy at the Graduate School of Law, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo.
In 2013 he was appointed a Research Associate at the University of Gothenburg (Sweden) for the Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) Project.
In 2014, appointed to the editorial advisory board of the Singapore-based Asia Media Directory.
2014-15: Honorary Research Associate, Prime Ministers Centre, Museum of Australian Democracy.
Special Commendation for Services to to the Student Learning Experience, College of Asia and Pacific, 2011.
ANU Commendation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning, 2012.
- Comparative Government and Politics
- Policy Advocacy
- Environmental Policy and Communications
- Corruption and Anti-Corruption