Tim Dunne is Executive Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and Professor of International Relations at The University of Queensland (UQ). Tim brings to the role of Dean over 20 years of experience as researcher, educator and academic leader. His most recent appointment has been as Professor of International Relations and Research Director at UQ’s Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect (R2P), where he remains a Senior Researcher.
He joined UQ in 2010 from the University of Exeter (UK) where he was Professor of International Relations, and successively Head of Politics and Dean of the College of Social Sciences. He is widely published on human rights protection and foreign policy-making in a changing world order. He has written and co-edited ten books, including Human Rights in World Politics (1999), Worlds in Collision (2002), International Relations Theories (2007), Terror in our Time (2012), Liberal World Orders (2013).
In addition to traditional academic publications, Tim engages with policy debates on human rights and R2P. His work in this area can be found at: www.r2pasiapacific.org.