Personal profile


Paul Muldoon is a Senior Lecturer in Political Theory and Global Politics, and undergraduate coordinator for the department of politics.

Paul Muldoon holds a BA (Hons Politics) and a PhD from Monash University as well as a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education. He specialises in the field of modern political theory, with particular reference to the politics of identity and the politics of time. Paul is currently working on two research projects. The first looks at the turn to reconciliation in post-conflict and postcolonial societies and seeks to interrogate its status as a form of 'politics'. The second is a broader investigation into the way soceites come to terms with their past and the implications this has for the relationship between politics and time. 

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Projects 2013 2015

Resistance, recogniation and reconciliation in Australia - lessons from South Africa and Northern Ireland

Muldoon, P. A., Little, A., McMillan, M., Rogers, J., Doxtader, E. & Schaap, A.

Australian Research Council (ARC)


Project: Research

Research Output 1994 2018

Beginning anew: Exceptional institutions and the politics of ritual

Muldoon, P. 2018 Injustice, Memory and Faith in Human Rights. Chainoglou, K., Collins, B., Phillips, M. & Strawson, J. (eds.). Abingdon Oxon UK: Routledge, p. 93-105 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewChapter (Book)

After Apology: The Remains of the Past

Muldoon, P. May 2017 In : Australian Humanities Review. 61, p. 129-144 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

A reconciliation most desirable: Shame, narcissism, justice and apology

Muldoon, P. 1 Mar 2017 In : International Political Science Review. 38, 2, p. 213-226 14 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access