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Anthony Billingsley

Senior Lecturer, School of Social Sciences, UNSW Sydney

Anthony’s main work focus is on the Middle East and on international law. His specialist interests include political succession in the Arab world, the role of constitutions and law in the region and the politics of the Gulf, Syria and Egypt. He also is interested in international legal issues such as the use of force and humanitarian intervention and in the impact of US foreign policy, especially on the Middle East.

Anthony is currently engaged in research relating to Arab constitutions, succession in Arab states and on international law and the Middle East.


  • –present
    Lecturer, School of Social Sciences and International Studies, University of New South Wales


    University of New South Wales, BA
    University of Strathclyde, MSc
    ANU, M. Int Law
    Macquarie University, PhD