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Lawrence Pratchett

Dean of Business, Government and Law, University of Canberra

Professor Pratchett is the Dean of Business, Government and Law. Before taking up his present position he was Professor of Local Democracy and Head of the Department of Public Policy at De Montfort University in the United Kingdom and prior to that Director and co-founder of the Local Governance Research Unit. Professor Pratchett’s Phd won the Political Studies Association Walter Bagehot Prize for the best dissertation in public administration in the UK. He has published widely and has attracted significant research income.


  • 2011–present
    Professor, University of Canberra