Richard Higgott, Vice-Chancellor, Murdoch University, Australia

Professor Richard Higgott has been the Vice Chancellor at Murdoch University since August 2011.  Before his post at Murdoch University Professor Richard Higgott's substative appoints included Pro Vice Chancellor for Research at Warwick University, Professor of international Political Economy and Foundation Director of the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalization also at Warwick, Professor of Government at the University of Manchester, Professor of Public Policy and International Relations in the Research School of Pacific and International Relations at the Australian National University and as Director, Graduate Studies for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and early career appointments at UWA (lecturer in Politics), Murdoch (lecturer in Social and Political Theory) and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard (Post Doctoral Fellow).  

Professor Richard Higgot's funded visiting Professorships include; the Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore); the Diplomatische Akademie Marie Therese (Vienna), Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok); the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (Berlin); the Hungarian Institute for Advanced Study (Collegium Budapest);‘La Chaire Asie’ at the Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques (Paris); Universite Libre de Bruxelles.

Professor Richard Higgots research interests are in the broad areas of international politics and international political economy with specific interests in the international economic institutions (especially the WTO and the G20) and the regional institutions of East Asia and Asia Europe Relations.

He is also the author or editor of some 20 books, research monographs and edited volumes and 130+ book chapters and articles in major refereed journals.  More on Professor Richard Higgott can be found here.