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Associate Professor of Politics, Monash University

Paul Strangio is a senior lecturer in Australian Politics at Monash University. He is a political historian with a particular interest in political parties and leadership. He is the author and editor of several books on Australian politics, including Keeper of the Faith: A Biography of Jim Cairns (2002), The Victorian Premiers, 1856-2006 (2006) [with Brian Costar], No, Prime Minister: Reclaiming Politics from Leaders (2007) [with James Walter), and Confusion: The Making of the Australian Two-Party System (2009) [with Nick Dyrenfurth]. Paul has also been a frequent commentator on Australian and Victorian state politics in both the electronic and print media.


  • 2002–present
    Senior lecturer, Monash University


  • 1986 
    Monash University, BA (Hons)