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Dr Chris Salisbury PhD

Research Associate
School of Political Science and International Studies
University of Queensland

07 3365 2698


  • Queensland history
  • State and federal politics
  • Parliamentary research
  • Political leadership
  • Economic development
  • Public policy

Dr Chris Salisbury is a political historian whose research interests include Australian politics, electoral analysis, industry development, and innovation and technology policy. He was awarded his doctorate from the University of Queensland in 2013 for his thesis, "The 'smart state' - building a knowledge economy in Queensland since the 1990s". He has taught undergraduate courses in Applied History, Australian History, Queensland Politics, and European/Russian History. He was formerly a school teacher and has conducted research in the fields of education, the social sciences and oral history.

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