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Biography

Zareh Ghazarian is a political scientist in the School of Social Sciences and co-author of Australian Politics for Dummies.  His latest book is The Making of a Party System: Minor Parties in the Australian Senate.

Zareh has published widely in the field of Australian politics and is a leading commentator in the media. His teaching and research interests including political parties, public policy, political knowledge, politics and the media and political leadership.

Zareh is also on Twitter @ZarehGhazarian

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Projects 2006 2019

Research Output 2006 2019

The ‘perfect storm’ of gun control: From policy inertia to world leader

Alpers, P. & Ghazarian, Z., 2019, Successful Public Policy Lessons from Australia and New Zealand. Luetjens, J., Mintrom, M. & 't Hart, P. (eds.). Acton ACT Australia: The Australian National University, p. 207-233 26 p.

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

Young Australians, political engagement and the challenges ahead

Ghazarian, Z., Laughland-Booy, J. & Skrbis, Z., 2019, Ethos 7-12, Journal of the Victorian Association of Social Studies Teachers, 27, 2, p. 9-12.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticleOther

Young People, Political Knowledge and the Future of Australian Democracy

Ghazarian, Z. & Laughland-Booy, J. M., Jan 2019, Australian Quarterly, 90, 1, p. 38-43 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticleOther

Defying expectations: what leader insurgencies reveal about media and party incapacity in the time of ‘audience democracy’

Walter, J. & Ghazarian, Z., 2018, In : Media International Australia. 167, 1, p. 13-26 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Localism, diversity and volatility: the 2016 Australian federal election and the 'rise' of populism

Economou, N. & Ghazarian, Z., 2018, In : Australasian Parliamentary Review. 33, 1, p. 134-155 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Activities 2015 2018

  • 2 Peer review responsibility
  • 1 Committees and working groups
  • 1 Appointments or secondments to industry
  • 1 Consultancy

Routledge (Publisher)

Zareh Ghazarian (Peer reviewer)
2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

Young people and political engagement in the City of Frankston (Event)

Zareh Ghazarian (Member)
20 Sep 2018

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsConsultancy

Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (External organisation)

Zareh Ghazarian (Member)
2018

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsAppointments or secondments to industry

Routledge (Publisher)

Zareh Ghazarian (Peer reviewer)
2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

Member, Advisory Panel on Australian Politics (National Politics)

Zareh Ghazarian (Member)
2015 → …

Activity: External Academic EngagementCommittees and working groups

Press / Media

First time voters

Zareh Ghazarian

10/04/19

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Political knowledge

Zareh Ghazarian

10/04/19

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Schools are not adequately preparing young Australians to participate in our democracy

Zareh Ghazarian, Jacqueline Laughland-Booy & Zlatko Skrbis

13/12/17

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Young Australians are engaged in political issues, but unsure how democracy works

Zareh Ghazarian, Jacqueline Laughland-Booy & Zlatko Skrbis

28/09/17

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment