Our Research Associates include a large panel of academic researchers with expertise in diverse areas of public policy, drawn from across several universities in Queensland and beyond. Many researchers also have significant experience inside the public service. 

These experts can offer an additional source of policy advice for those developing or commenting on public policy in Queensland. All members, their research fields, and their contact details, are listed below. 

NameDr Paul Rodan BA(Hons) MA PhD
Organisation/Company(formerly) Swinburne University of Technology
Specialisations / Bio


  • Australian political history
  • Electoral systems and voting behaviour
  • Australian political parties

Paul Rodan is a former university academic and administrator. His career included appointments at the University of Queensland, La Trobe University, Chisholm Institute of Technology, Monash University and Central Queensland University. He was an adjunct professor at Swinburne University of Technology from 2010 to 2020.

His research interests are Australian political history, electoral systems and voting behaviour.

As a result of nearly ten years working in international education, Paul retains an interest in the public policy aspects of this area. He served for ten years as a (non-executive) Director of the Governing Board of Ozford Institute of Higher Education in Melbourne.

Phone0437 251 032
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