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DR Terry MacDonald




  • Terry Macdonald is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations, having joined the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne in July 2012. She has received both M.Phil and D.Phil degrees in International Relations from Oxford University (Nuffield College). Her previous employment has included the positions of: Junior Research Fellow and Lecturer at Merton College, Oxford University; Research Fellow at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (CAPPE), ANU; and Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Politics at Monash University. She has also been a visiting fellow in the Justitia Amplificata (‘Rethinking Justice, Applied and Global’) Centre for Advanced Studies at Frankfurt University (2011).   


Selected publications


Additional Grant Information

  • 2011-2014: Australian Research Council Discovery Project (DP110103362; A$261,600). Title: “Building global political legitimacy: how can we make global institutions more stable, effective, and justified?” Sole Investigator on project and ARC Fellow.   


Education and training

  • D.Phil, University of Oxford
  • BA (Hons), University of Melbourne
  • M.Phil, University of Oxford


Available for supervision

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