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

Australian Research Council (ARC)


Project: Research

Research Output 1994 2018

Forget Recognition?

Muldoon, P. A., Feb 2018, In : Arena Magazine. 152, p. 25-28 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

After Apology: The Remains of the Past

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Beginning anew: Exceptional institutions and the politics of ritual

Muldoon, P., 20 Jul 2017, Injustice, Memory and Faith in Human Rights. Chainoglou, K., Collins, B., Phillips, M. & Strawson, J. (eds.). Abingdon Oxon UK: Taylor & Francis, p. 93-105 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Civil disobedience and collective responsibility: A reply to Barry Hindess

Muldoon, P. A., 1 Dec 2017, In : Australian Journal of Politics and History. 63, 4, p. 607-609 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment / DebateOtherpeer-review

Press / Media

Political Apology

Paul Muldoon


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment