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Dr Rae Wear MA PhD

Senior Lecturer in Political Science (retired)
School of Political Science and International Studies
University of Queensland



  • Australian and Queensland politics
  • Rural politics and culture

Dr Rae Wearís principal areas of research are on the nature and impact of populism and rural politics and culture. She also has an ongoing interest in Australian state and federal politics.

She is the author of 'The Lordís Premier: Johannes Bjelke-Petersen' (University of Queensland Press, 2002) and, with Scott Prasser and John Nethercote, 'Corruption and Reform: The Fitzgerald Vision' (University of Queensland Press, 1990). In addition, she co-edited†'The Premiers of Queensland' (3rd edn, University of Queensland Press, 2003).

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