Lecturer in Politics, University of Melbourne

George Rennie lectures in politics at the University of Melbourne. His research expertise includes US politics, lobbying, interest groups, and political and advocacy advertising.

George lectures and coordinates POLS30032 Campaigns and Elections in 2018. Previously he coordinated the masters subject PPMN90031 Public Policy Lobbying Strategies, and the undergraduate subject POLS30030 American Politics. He has also tutored and lectured in a wide range of political science and political economy subjects since 2010 at the university.

Concurrently, he is a PhD Candidate at the University of Melbourne, researching lobbying activities and the effectiveness of advocacy advertising campaigns in Australia and the United States.

Previously, from 2014 to 2015 he was the course coordinator and lecturer in Environmental Economics at RMIT University. Also at RMIT, from 2010 to 2013, he co-lectured in Economics for the Social Sciences.

George has undergraduate and masters degrees majoring in media, politics and economics.


  • 2014–present
    PhD Candidate, University of Melbourne