Ballard, John Addison

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Ballard, John Addison

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  • Dr John Addison Ballard BA (Dartmouth), JD (Harvard), PhD (Tufts)

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1930 - 2014


John Addison Ballard's initial research was in Africa in the 1960s. He was a Research Fellow in the Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University (ANU), examining policy-making in Papua New Guinea during the period of decolonisation, 1972-1980; Professor of Administrative Studies at the University of Papua New Guinea; Appointment in the Department of Political Science in The Faculties, 1980-1995; Convenor of the Graduate Program in Political Science and International Relations; Co-convenor of a program on sexualities and culture at the Humanities Research Centre, 1993; Visiting Fellow, Graduate Research School, 1996-; Visiting Fellow, Gender Relations Centre, 2004-.


Papua New Guinea

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ANU Department of Political Science (1951 - 1989)

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1972 - 1979

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Senior Research Fellow

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Created by Karina Taylor, 13 April 2010; revised on 8 May 2012




ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, (accessed on 8 May 2012)

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