Dr Avery Poole is a Senior Fellow at the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University (ANU). Her research explores Australian engagement with Southeast Asia and the Indo-Pacific region, particularly in relation to the internationalisation of education; and conceptualisations of democracy in regional governance. She has published articles on these topics in journals including Democratic Theory, Contemporary Southeast Asia and Contemporary Politics.
Avery’s latest publication is Democracy, Rights and Rhetoric in Southeast Asia (Palgrave, 2019). She is a co-editor (with Dr Sara Bice and Professor Helen Sullivan) of Public Policy in the ‘Asian Century’: Concepts, Cases and Futures (Palgrave, 2018). Avery completed her PhD and MA at The University of British Columbia in Canada, and her BA(Hons) and BComm at The University of Melbourne. Prior to her academic career, she worked for KPMG in Audit and Corporate Recovery.