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Personal profile

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 2018

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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The 2017 New Zealand election: an Australian view

Economou, N. & Ghazarian, Z., 2018, Stardust and Substance: The New Zealand General Election of 2017. Levine, S. (ed.). 1st ed. Wellington NZ: Victoria University Press, p. 92-98 7 p. (VUP series of New Zealand election studies ).

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

The voting strategies of young people: a conceptual framework

Laughland-Booÿ, J., Skrbiš, Z. & Ghazarian, Z., 3 Apr 2018, In : Australian Journal of Political Science. 53, 2, p. 143-159 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Populism Down Under: The rise, fall and resurgence of Pauline Hanson and the One Nation Party

Ghazarian, Z., 2017, In : International Affairs Forum. 2, 1, p. 48-56

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

Activities 2015 2018

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

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)
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

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

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