JCU Welcomes Visiting Professor of Political Science Bridget Welsh

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Professor Bridget Welsh

Professor Bridget Welsh

John Cabot University is pleased to welcome Bridget Welsh as Visiting Professor of Political Science. She is a journalist, author, a Senior Research Associate at the Center for East Asia Democratic Studies of the National Taiwan University, a Senior Associate Fellow of The Habibie Center and a University Fellow of Charles Darwin University.

Professor Welsh’s area of expertise is Southeast Asia politics. She has written and edited various books, the most recent one being The End of UMNO: Essays on Malaysia’s Dominant Party (2016). Welsh contributes regularly to New Mandala and malaysiakini, the leading news website in Malaysia. Her most recent article for New Mandala, Tough year for human rights in Southeast Asia,” examines governmental repression of activists during 2016.

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