Research Fellow, State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program, Australian National University

Stewart Firth was Professor of Politics at the University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji, 1998-2004, and has published widely on the history and politics of the Pacific Islands. Three of his recent co-edited publications are From Election to Coup in Fiji: the 2006 campaign and its aftermath (2007), Politics and State-Building in Solomon Islands (2008) and The 2006 Military Takeover in Fiji: a coup to end all coups?(2009), all published by ANU E Press. His most recent book is Australia in International Politics: an introduction to Australian foreign policy, 3rd edn, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2011.

Experience

  • –present
    Research Fellow, State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program , Australian National University