Former Head of the Political Science Program, RSSS 2000-03 and Vice-President International Political Science Association 2009-12.
President of the Australasian Political Studies Association, 1985-86.
Member of the International Political Science Association Executive and Co-Editor, International Political Science Review. Program Co-Chair, World Congress of Political Science, Istanbul 2016.
Chair, Social Sciences Editorial Board, ANU E Press. Member Editorial Boards of Australian Journal of Politics and History, Australian Journal of Political Science, Australasian Parliamentary Review, Democratic Theory, Politics and Governance.
Marian Sawer was born in New Zealand and moved to Australia for her secondary education. She is married to James Jupp and has three grown-up daughters.