Ann Capling is Professor of Political Science at the University of Melbourne. Her research interests are in international political economy and public policy. Her recent books include Governments, Non-State Actors and Trade Policy-Making: Negotiating Preferentially or Multilaterally? (2010, co-edited with Patrick Low); All the Way with the USA: Australia, the US and Free Trade (2005); and Australia and the Global Trade System (2001). She has published in leading international journals including Governance, Review of International Studies, Global Governance, and The Pacific Review.
At Melbourne she has served as Associate Dean, Graduate Studies, Faculty of Arts; Associate Dean, Academic Programs; and Head of the Department of Political Science. She is past President of the Australian Political Studies Association.