Research Associate, The University of Queensland

Dr Chris Salisbury is a lecturer and researcher at the University of Queensland. His research interests include Australian state and federal politics, economic history, political leadership and public policy. He has taught courses in Australian and European history and has published his research in various scholarly journals, including the Australian Journal of Political Science, the Australian Journal of Politics and History and the Queensland Review. He has contributed to online research projects documenting Queensland’s contemporary history, and provides commentary to local and national media outlets on political, budget and election issues.


  • 2016–present
    Research Associate, The University of Queensland
  • 2013–present
    Lecturer, The University of Queensland
  • 2013–2015
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The University of Queensland


  • 2013 
    The University of Queensland, PhD

Grants and Contracts

  • 2016
    Water Utility Reform in Australia: Lessons for India
    Funding Source:
    The World Bank

Research Areas

  • Australian History (Excl. Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander History) (210303)
  • Australian Government And Politics (160601)
  • Public Policy (160510)