University teaching

I am an experienced educator. Within my current role I am mainly involved in executive training on regulatory governance for a broad audience of regulatory executives, managers and frontline staff. I am involved in the development and delivery of a post-graduate certificate in public management, with a specialization in regulatory governance. I supervise PhD students, and am also responsible for teaching the ACSPRI Methods Course Foundations of Qualitative Comparative Analysis. In addition, I teach the course “Introduction to Regulatory Governance” (PUBPOL 220) in the Undergraduate Degree Program at Duke Kunshan University.

In earlier positions, I have developed the flagship course Regulation and Governance (ASIA8052 and ASIA9052) at the Australian National University. I have taught and convened this course on a yearly basis between 2012 and 2017, to consistently strong positive feedback from participating Masters and PhD students. Between 2009 and 2011, whilst at Delft University of Technology (the Netherlands), I taught and coordinated a series of under-graduate and graduate courses in public administration and political science, with a particular focus on regulation, governance and policy.

In October 2014, my sustained and proven education track record was recognised by the UK based Higher Education Academy (HEA), and I am now a Fellow of AdvanceHE.

I have further taught at the University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands), the University of Washington (USA), the London School of Economics and the University of East Anglia (both UK), the Sri Venkateswara University (India). the Korean Legalisation Institute (South Korea), Ritsumeikan University (Japan), Western Sydney University and LaTrobe University (both Australia).

PhD research supervision

I am open to supervising PhD students interested in studying regulatory governance. I am also interested in supervising PhD students in the area of governance for low-carbon and resilient city development and transformation, with a specific focus on comparative projects that include examples from the Asia Pacific region. Please get in touch if you wish to discuss supervision possibilities.

I am currently involved in the following PhD research projects:

  • Ms Geetanjali Sharma: “Towards a better understanding of regulatory mixes in health-care related task shifting: An international comparative research”, School of Government, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Ms Shengnan Wang: “How can socio-technical experimentation facilitate Chinese cities transform to “zero waste” cities?”, Fenner School of Environment & Society, Australian National University

Completed PhD research projects

  • Dr. Sayel Cortes Berrueta: “Understanding Heterogeneity in City Networks”, Environmental Policy Group, Wageningen University (October 2022)
  • Dr. Adriana Sanchez: “Policy Evaluation of More Sustainably Resilient Australian Cities”, CRC for low-carbon living, University of New South Wales (July 2021)
  • Dr. Ryan Wong: “Adaptive governance of Sustainable Development Goals in China”, Regulatory Institutions Network, Australian National University (December 2020)
  • Dr Kuntal Goswami: “Australian State Governments’ contribution towards sustainable development: A case study”, Charles Darwin University and Australian National University (April 2019)
  • Dr Allinettes Adigue: “Impact of Network Structure on Service Delivery Outcomes of Privatized Urban Sewerage System in Metro Manila”, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University (December 2018)
  • Dr Yunmei Wu: “Compliance Ethnography: Lessons from Chinese Restaurants”, Netherlands China Law Centre, University of Amsterdam (May 2018)
  • Dr Seung-Hun Hong: “Reciprocity at the Frontline: Responsive Relational Regulation in Australia and South Korea”, Regulatory Institutions Network, Australian National University (December 2016)
  • Dr Li Na: “Understanding Compliance through Processes:Work Safety in the Building Industry of China”, Netherlands China Law Centre, University of Amsterdam (Septemnber 2016)
  • Dr Huiqi Yan: “Vegetable Farmers’ Pesticide Compliance Study: Evidence from Hunan Province, China”, Netherlands China Law Centre, University of Amsterdam (October 2014)