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Lecturer in Political Science, The University of Melbourne

Scott Brenton is a Lecturer in Political Science in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. He is the Deputy Director of the Master of Public Policy and Management and teaches Public Policy Making, Public Budgets and Financial Management and Advanced Public Management, having previously taught Australian Politics and Advanced Policy Design. Scott has also worked at the Australian National University and Parliament House in Canberra, where he held the Australian Parliamentary Fellowship. He has published primarily on topics related to ethics and accountability and parliamentary politics and is currently the co-book review editor for the Australian Journal of Public Administration.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Political Science, University of Melbourne


    Australian National University, PhD in Political Science
    University of Queensland, Bachelor of Social Science in Community and International Development (Honours I)
    University of Queensland, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Research Areas

  • Political Science (1606)
  • Policy And Administration (1605)