Dr Mary WalshAssociate Fellow


Research Interests

Australian politics, political theory (Arendt, Machiavelli, de Beauvoir, Irigaray), identity politics, ecological politics


Selected Publications:

  • Walsh, M. (2016), 'Five Prime Ministers: a crisis, a political aberration or the new normal,' in Aulich, C. (Ed) From Abbott to Turnbull: A New Direction?, Australian Commonwealth Administration 2013-2016, Victoria: Echo Books, pp. 323-342.

  • Walsh, M. (2014), “The Gillard Government, the Coalition and Asylum Seekers”. In Aulich, C., ed., The Gillard Governments: Australian Commonwealth Administration 2010-2013, Melbourne, Melbourne University Press, pp. 125-140
Research Projects & Grants
PhD Supervision

Areas of Supervision:

  • Australian politics
  • Political theory (Arendt, Machiavelli, de Beauvoir, Irigaray)
  • Identity politics
  • Ecological politics

Involvement in PhD Supervisory Panels:

  • Gavin Spackman, "Assessing Australian Ecological Security - Water, Food and Energy Security in an Uncertain Future" (Primary Supervisor)
  • Jessicah Mullins, "One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: Australia and the First Safe Nation Principle" (Primary Supervisor)


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