Dr Norman Abjorensen

Dr Norman Abjorensen

Position: Visiting Fellow
School and/or Centres: Centre for the Study of Australian Politics

Email: norman.abjorensen@anu.edu.au

Location: Stanner 2.05



Researcher profile: https://crawford.anu.edu.au/people/visitors/norman-abjorensen

Website: https://crawford.anu.edu.au/people/visitors/norman-abjorensen

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.

“The Strange Political Death of Alfred Deakin”, Research Paper, Prime Ministers Centre, Museum of Australian Democracy, 2010.http://static.moadoph.gov.au/ophgovau/media/images/apmc/docs/research/20...

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

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