Ms Denise Fisher

Ms Denise  Fisher

Position: Europa Visiting Fellow
School and/or Centres: Centre for European Studies



Masters of Philosophy, Australian National University 2012 (France in the South Pacific: Power and Politics); Masters in International Public Policy, Johns Hopkins Washington DC 1992 (International economics, strategic studies); Diploma of Education, Canberra College now Canberra University 1974 (French, English as a Second Language); Bachelor of Arts, ANU 1970-72  (French, Psychology); Professional:  Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors Course 2007; various senior management training courses, DFAT.

An Australian diplomat for thirty years, served in Australian diplomatic missions as a political and economic policy analyst in Rangoon, Nairobi, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur and Washington DC before being appointed Australian High Commissioner in Harare (1998-2001), accredited to Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique, Angola and Malawi; then Australian Consul-General in Noumea, New Caledonia (2001-2004). Currently Visiting Fellow, ANU Centre for European Studies, writing on France in the South Pacific. Chercheur Invité, Centre d'Études et de Recherches Internationales, Sciences Po Paris (2015).

France in the South Pacific, with particular focus on contemporary developments in New Caledonia and preparation for the period after the expiry of the Noumea Accord, from 2018.

Writing on France in the South Pacific.

Chevalier in the French National Order of Merit, August 2011.

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