Faculty of ArtsSchool of Social and Political Sciences

Professor Ann Capling

Background

Ann Capling was born and educated in Canada and completed her PhD at the University of Toronto in 1991.  She joined the University of Melbourne in 1993.  She has served in a number of leadership roles in the Melbourne Arts Faculty including Associate Dean, Academic Programs (2001-03); Head of Department of Political Science (2005-06); Director, Centre for Public Policy (2007); and Associate Dean, Graduate Studies (2008-2009 ).  She is currently Director of the Master of International Relations.

Ann was President of the Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) in 2008-09. In 2007 she was a member of the Warwick Commission on the Future of the Multilateral Trade System, whose report can be downloaded from http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/research/warwickcommission/

 

Research

 

Subjects Taught

 

Supervision

 

Recent Publications

Books

AC and Patrick Low (eds), Negotiating Preferentially or Multilaterally? Governments, Non-State Actors and Trade Policy-Making (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, in press).

'All the way with the USA: Australia, United States and Free Trade', (Sydney: University of New South Wales Press, 2005), vi + 96 pages.


Journal Articles

'Professing Political Science in Australia: The What, How and Why of a Disciplinary Education', Australian Journal of Political Science 45, 2 (forthcoming 2010).

AC and Richard Higgott, 'The Future of the Multilateral Trade System: What Role for the WTO?' Global Governance, 15, 3 (2009), 313-26.

AC and Richard Higgott, 'The Future of the Multilateral Trade System: What Role for WTO?', Global Governance, 15, 3 (in press).

AC and Kim Richard Nossal, 'The Contradictions of Regionalism in North America', Review of International Studies, 35, 1 (2009): 145-65 (also published as AC and Kim Richard Nossal, 'The Contradictions of Regionalism in North America'', in Rick Fawn (ed.), Globalising the Regional, Regionalising the Global (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009), chapter 7, pp. 147-68.

Tim Marjoribanks and AC, 'New governance models in Australian Football League clubs: the role of community and corporate partnerships', Just Policy 49 (December 2008): 39-45.

'Twenty Years of Australia's Engagement with Asia', The Pacific Review, 21, 3 (2008): 229-44.

'Australia's Trade Policy Dilemmas', Australian Journal of International Affairs 62, 2 (2008): 229-44.

'Preferential trade agreements as instruments of foreign policy: An Australia-Japan free trade agreement and its implications for the Asia Pacific region', The Pacific Review 21, 1 (2008), 27-43.

AC and Kim Richard Nossal, 'Blowback: Investor-State Dispute Mechanisms in International Trade Agreements', Governance 19, 2 (2006), 151-172. 

AC and Tim Marjoribanks, 'Connecting Commerce and Culture in Third Sector Organisations: The Case of Australian Football League Clubs', Third Sector Review 10, 1 (2004), 61-76.


Book Chapters

AC and Patrick Low, ‘Trade Policy-Making and Forum Choice: A Conceptual Framework’, in AC and Patrick Low (eds), Negotiating Preferentially or Multilaterally? Governments, Non-State Actors and Trade Policy-Making (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, in press), chapter 1.

AC and Patrick Low, ‘Explaining Forum Choice’, in AC and Patrick Low (eds), Negotiating Preferentially or Multilaterally? Governments, Non-State Actors and Trade Policy-Making (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, in press), chapter 11.

AC and Kim Richard Nossal, 'The Contradictions of Regionalism in North America', in Rick Fawn (ed), Globalising the Regional, Regionalising the Global (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009), chapter 7, pp. 147-68.

AC and Tim Marjoribanks, Between Commerce and Culture: Australian Football League Clubs', in Jo Barraket (ed.), Strategic Issues in the Not for Profit Sector (Sydney: University of New South Wales Press, 2008), 143-162.

'"Allies But Not Friends": Anti-Americanism in Australia', in Richard Higgott and Ivona Malbasic (eds.), The Political Consequences of Anti-Americanism (London:Routledge Press, 2008), 142-153.

'Can the Democratic Deficit in Treaty-Making be Overcome?' Parliament and the Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement', in Hilary Charlesworth, George Williams, Madelaine Chaim and Devika Howell (eds.), The Fluid State: International Law and National Legal Systems (Sydney: Federation Press, 2005), 57-81.

AC and Tim Marjoribanks. 'Transforming Governance: Football Clubs in the Australian Football League', in Bob Stewart, Rob Hess and Matthew Nicholson (eds.), Football Fever: Grassroots (Hawthorn: Maribyrnong Press 2004), 67-80.

'Trading ideas: the politics of intellectual property', in Brian Hocking and Steven McGuire (eds.), Trade Politics, 2nd edition (London:  Routledge 2004), 179-93.


Other Publications

‘ASEAN-Australia-NZ FTA and Regional Trade Cooperation’, AsiaLink Essays 2 (3), May 2010, available at www.asialink.unimelb.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0010/29638/Ridout_Capling_essay3_2010.pdf

‘Trade Cooperation and Regional Architecture’, Presentation to Asia Pacific Regional Economic and Integration Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 25 March 2010.  Presentation at www.mfat.govt.nz/Trade-and-Economic-Relations/APEC/0-apreic.php

‘The Trans-Pacific Partnership’, East Asia Forum, 23 November 2009, available at www.eastasiaforum.org/2009/11/23/the-trans-pacific-partnership/#more-8050

'Multilateralising Regionalism: Australia's Role in Taming the Tangle of Preferential Trade Agreements', East Asia forum, 28 March 2009, available at www.eastasiaforum.org/2009/03/28/multilateralising-regionalism-australias-role-in-taming-the-tangle-of-preferential-trade-agreements/

Preface to The Australian Study of Politics, edited by R.A.W. Rhodes, Palgrave, forthcoming.

'Reforming the WTO's approach to decision-making: The Warwick Commission Report and Critical Mass Decision-Making', The Warwick Commission Report and Critical Mass Decision-Making', The Taiwan Journal of WTO Studies (in press).

'What should leaders do to halt a resurgence of protectionism?', in Richard Baldwin and Simon Evenett (eds.), What world leaders must do to halt the spread of protectionism, London: Centre for Economic Policy Research, 2008, 15-18. Subsequently translated into Portuguese and published as, 'O que os lideres mundiais devem fazer para imperdir o ressurgimento do protecionismo?' Revista Brasilieira de Comercio Exterior, XXIII 98, janeiro.marco de 2009, pp. 4-6.

AC and John Ravenhill, 'The (Limited) Potential of Preferential Trade Agreements', Australian Institute of Export, Australian Leaders in Export Series, 2008, available at http://www.alies.com.au/article.php?article=0,400


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