Ben Hillman

Crawford School of Public Policy, College of Asia & the Pacific

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Ben Hillman


Ben Hillman is a political scientist, public policy researcher and advisor. His research examines policies and mechanisms for promoting political inclusion and safeguarding minority rights. Ben is also a student of politics and public policy in the People’s Republic of China.

Ben has spent more than 10 years living and working in China and Indonesia and is author or editor of five books on public policy and governance in those countries. He also has experience working in Japan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Lebanon, Nicaragua and Ukraine. Ben has worked as an advisor to the United Nations and to national governments on governance reform, political inclusion, and conflict.

Ben is Director of the Policy and Governance Program at Crawford, Convenor of the Indigenous Policy Specialisation in the Master of Public Policy, and Editor at East Asia Forum.

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