Deirdre O'Neill

Assoc Professor

    Accepting PhD Students

    1994 …2020

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    Personal profile

    Biography

    Associate Professor Deirdre O'Neill teaches public policy and public sector reform in the School of Social Sciences where she is also the Course Director of the Master of Public Policy. She is the Program Director of the Chile Summer Study Program run in partnership with the Business School of the University of Chile.

    She was for six years the Academic Director of the Australia and New Zealand School of Government's Executive Master of Public Administration program. While at ANZSOG she established a senior public sector leadership program for the Pacific for AusAID, the Australian government's international aid agency.

    Her current research focus includes prisons privatisation, public sector reform and accountability dimensions in the international development community.

    She has numerous publications, including an edited book (The Contract State: Public Management and the Kennett Government), book chapters and articles in refereed Australian and international journals. She is the author (with Professor Owen Hughes) of Business, Government and Globalization (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008). She is an Academic fellow of ANZSOG and chairs the ANZSOG Human Research Ethics Committee.  

    Her Ph.D - The Challenge of Administrative Reform: Public Service Reform Under the Hamer and Kennett Governments in Victoria - was awarded by Monash University in 2000.

    Research interests

    Prisons privatisation

    NGO accountability

    Public sector workforce development

     

    Education/Academic qualification

    Public administration, PhD, MONASH UNIVERSITY

    Award Date: 4 Feb 2000

    Political Science , BA (Hons), University of Melbourne

    Award Date: 18 Feb 1978

    Research area keywords

    • Public Sector Management
    • Public sector reform
    • Prisons privatisation

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    Projects

    Developing new methods for building health policy capacity in Australia

    Oldenburg, B., Eagar, K., Fleming, M., Hall, W., Legge, D., Lin, V., McDermott, R., O'Neill, D., Filby, D., Wilson, A. & Wilson, I.

    Australian Research Council (ARC)

    2/01/0731/12/10

    Project: Research

    Research Output

    P3s and social infrastructure: three decades of prison reform in Victoria, Australia

    O'Neill, D., Sands, V. & Hodge, G., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Public Works Management & Policy. 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

    Cheaper, better, and more accountable? Twenty-five years of prisons privatisation in Victoria

    Sands, V., O'Neill, D. & Hodge, G., Dec 2019, In : Australian Journal of Public Administration. 78, 4, p. 577-595 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Building horizontal coordination in Sri Lanka

    Samaratunge, R., O'Neill, D., Coghill, K. & Wijayarathne, B., 13 Dec 2017, In : Public Administration and Development. 37, 5, p. 319-330 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

    Teaching ethics to undergraduate business students in Australia: Comparison of integrated and stand-alone approaches

    Prior Jonson, E. W., McGuire, L. M. & O'Neill, D. L., 1 Dec 2015, In : Journal of Business Ethics. 132, 2, p. 477-491 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

    12 Citations (Scopus)

    Activities

    • 2 Committees and working groups
    • 1 Submissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries
    • 1 Membership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

    Academic Program Review

    Deirdre O'Neill (Member)

    May 2016

    Activity: External Academic EngagementCommittees and working groups

    ANZSOG Human Research Ethics Committee

    Deirdre O'Neill (Chair/ Co-Chair)

    3 May 2016 → …

    Activity: External Academic EngagementCommittees and working groups

    Australian Centre for Financial Studies (External organisation)

    Deirdre O'Neill (Member)

    Oct 2016Oct 2017

    Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

    Independent Inquiry into the EPA

    Deirdre O'Neill (Contributor)

    6 Nov 2015

    Activity: External Academic EngagementSubmissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries