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PhD Supervision

Juanita Elias has considerable experience as a PhD supervisor. She has supervised to completion across a wide range of topics in International Politics and Asian Studies. She has also acted as an external examiner for PhD theses in the UK and internationally. She particularly welcomes PhD students with interests in Southeast Asian politics and political economy, feminist approaches to political economy and development, and studies of work, employment and labour migration.

Current PhD supervision

Afif Pasuni - The Politics of Fatwa in Singapore

Frederic Heine - Masculinist Agency and the Politics of the European Debt Crisis: The Gendered Political Economy of Restructuring

Seb Rumsby - Social factors affecting economic development in Vietnam's Highlands

Dwi A. Subdrijo - Democratic global governance in ASEAN

PhD Completions

Priya Chacko - Indian Foreign Policy and the Ambivalence of Postcolonial Modernity (Adelaide University, co-supervisor 20%) - awarded 2008.

Hayley Stevenson - The Diffusion of International Climate Governance Norms: A Critical Constructivist Analysis (Adelaide University) - awarded 2008.

Adam Simpson - Transnational Energy Projects and Green Politics in Thailand and Burma: A Critical Approach to Activism and Security (Adelaide University) - awarded 2010.

Wanlapat Soithong - Social Capital, People’s Political Participation and the Institutional Performance of Local Government in the North of Thailand (Adelaide University) - awarded 2011.

Michelle Hackett - Solving development impasses with social enterprise? Challenging the boundaries with Grameen Shakti in Bangladesh (Adelaide University, co-supervisor 20%) - awarded 2013.