Paul Kenny

Assoc Professor Paul Kenny

Visiting Fellow


BA (Trinity College Dublin), MSc (LSE), MA, MPhil, PhD (Yale University)

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+61 2 6125 8812
Room: 4.09
Building: Hedley Bull Building

Associate Professor Kenny is a comparative political economist. His research on populism, corruption, and institutions has been published in journals including The Journal of Politics and the British Journal of Political Science. He has written two books, Populism and Patronage: Why Populists Win Elections in India, Asia, and Beyond (Oxford University Press, 2017) and Populism in Southeast Asia (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming). He teaches courses in comparative politics at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Supporting democratic values and institutions in Southeast Asia

DFAT has doubled the funding on a wide-ranging research project by PSC to explore how domestic political concerns in Southeast Asian countries are impacting the stability of the rules-based order in the region, and what Australia can do to assist.

ANU Fellow wins prestigious political science prize

Dr Paul D Kenny, Fellow in the Department of Political and Social Change at ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, was announced the winner of the prestigious Robert A Dahl Award.

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