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Research Biography

Dr Rob Manwaring is a senior lecturer in the College of Business, Law and Government. Rob's background is in public policy, and worked for the UK's Commission for Racial Equality as a senior policy adviser, and also for the South Australian Council of Social Services. Since completing his PhD at Flinders in 2010, he teaches a range of policy and politics topics. Rob is an active member of the Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) and the British Political Studies Association (PSA). Rob is also an active member of the APSA Political Organisations and Parties group, along with the PSA's Labour Movements Group

Rob's research interest is mostly in the area of social democratic, labour and centre-left politics and political parties. In 2018, his edited volume (with Paul Kennedy from the University of Bath), 'Why the Left Loses' was published (Policy Press), and reached significant media and public engagement including the ABC, CNN, and prompting articles in the Washington Post, New York Times, and the Guardian. Rob also researches aspects of Australian, British and comparative politics more broadly, along with an interest in aspects of public policy (including policy advice and policy transfer). 



Research Interests

Rob's research interests include:

  • Labour and social democratic politics
  • Comparative politics
  • Democracy, Consultation and Engagement
  • Public Policy
  • Australian Politics
  • South Australian politics
  • British Politics


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