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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. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research area keywords

  • Modern Political Theory
  • Transitional Justice
  • Political Emotions
  • Post-coloniality
  • Sovereignty