Dennis Grube joined the Institute for the Study of Social Change at the University of Tasmania in January 2015, having spent the previous five years in the School of Government and International Relations at Griffith University in Brisbane. In 2013 he spent six months as a Visiting Fellow with the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford, and he remains an Adjunct Assoc. Prof. with the Centre for Governance and Public Policy at Griffith University.
Dennis’s research interests focus on political rhetoric and its impact on public administration in historical and contemporary contexts. He holds an Australian Research Council DECRA fellowship for the period 2013-2016, working on a comparative project assessing the role of public service leaders as public actors in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. His most recent book entitled 'Prime Ministers and Rhetorical Governance' was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2013.