Where now for US politics?
Donald Trump is likely to use his impeachment trial acquittal to his advantage in the lead-up to the November election.
Episode 8: What's Rightfully Ours
Fear is often a key driver of right wing extremists. In this episode we explore why reaching out to those on the fringes of extremism could help them change direction.
Keeping right-wing extremism in check
The internet’s a great place to meet like-minded people… even for far-right extremists. Monash experts reflect on the implications for society if right wing extremism is allowed to grow unchecked.
Morrison's epic fail
A crisis of this scale requires a willingness to generate bipartisan consensus, but the PM has struggled to put the national interest above party politics.
Your turn Facebook, Google
Until the two giants change, Twitter's political ad ban will have little effect on elections around the globe.
Modern slavery: breaking the chain
Drawing on her financial expertise, Kimberley Cole seeks to ruin the economics of the modern slave trade.
A society shaped by discontents
The contributions of convicts to Australia's progressive political traditions have been largely and unfairly forgotten.
ScoMo: The first hundred days
This week marks 100 days since Scott Morrison led the Liberal Party to a surprise election win. How's he fared so far?
Few winners in new world order
Profiting from the US-China trade war may turn out to be a Pyrrhic victory for the rest of the world.
Why old-school climate denial has had its day
Ten years ago, politicians would routinely voice disdain for climate science. Now, while the policy debate remains fierce, the battleground has shifted to economics and jobs.
The crimes of obedience
What conditions give rise to so many people effectively consenting to large-scale harm within a democracy?
Politicians fuelling the fire
Around the world, populist-nationalist politicians are stoking anti-immigration sentiment through scaremongering.
Fighting back against fake news
We used game theory to show you only need a small amount of fake news to disrupt any group discussion. But we also found a way you can fight back.
A kingdom not so united
As England agonises over Brexit, divisions have emerged in other parts of the UK, especially in Northern Ireland and Scotland.
An eye for the big picture
From his office high above the New York business district, Paul Sheard closely scrutinises the global economy. And he’s never seen anything like what’s unfolding now.
A voice for common values
He’s gone on to become one of Malaysia’s most influential figures, but Tan Sri Dr Michael Yeoh still holds fond memories from his Monash days.
Breath of fresh air for gas masks
A global-first collaboration is set to radically overhaul technology that's remained unchanged for more than a century.
A world in transition
All the framework used to make sense of the world's problems no longer seems to account for what we experience today.
Deconstructing 'African gangs'
A moral panic and sensationalist media reporting demonstrates how rhetoric can promote fear and intolerance.
The jury is out on microfinancing
The programs to date have delivered, at best, only modest results in the fight against poverty.
Caught between #metoo and the gun-show
Hyper-masculinity is a defining feature of global politics, but the #metoo movement is prising open opportunities to pursue gender equality as women fight back.
Duterte, hypermasculinity and the key to populism
The exploitation of gender in populist politics is no more starkly illustrated than in the Philippines.
Switching policies in Asia power struggle
Trump is trying to shape the US as a power in Asia and block China in the process, using techniques familiar to Beijing.
Foreign Policy White Paper: Keep calm and carry on
Free trade, nuclear governance, China, gender equality. We take a look at the state of global politics and Australia's place in it with a snapshot analyses of the key themes by Monash University’s Politics and International Relations team.
Associate Professor of Human Geography and Editor-in-Chief of Migration Studies
Professor of Sociology
Alice De Jonge
Law and Tax Expert
Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Relations, Faculty of Arts
Lecturer, data science and artificial intelligence
PhD Candidate, Faculty of Arts
Director, Climate Change Communication Research Hub
Professor of International Relations and Director, of the Gender, Peace and Security Centre
Associate Professor of Journalism, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Associate Professor, Reader, Faculty of Information Technology
Associate Professor of Criminology
Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Associate Professor, School of Physics and Astronomy
Senior Lecturer, School of Languages, Cultures, Literatures and Linguistics
Associate Professor, Department of Politics and International Relations and Global Terrorism Research Centre (GTReC)
Associate professor and deputy director of the Centre of Social and Population Research
Researcher and lecturer in anthropology
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Associate Professor, Communications and Media Studies
Emeritus Professor of Political Science in the School of Social Sciences
Giovanni Di Lieto
Lecturer, Faculty of Business and Economics
Associate and Deputy Director of Monash GPS (Gender, Peace and Security).
Research Fellow, Monash Gender, Peace and Security Centre
Jean Monnet Chair in Politics and Economics, Monash University