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Professor Don McMillen
Professor Don McMillen
Faculty of Arts
School of Humanities and Communication
+61 7 4631 1076
BSc, MA, PhD
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Member, Editorial Board, The China Journal (formerly The
Australian Journal of Chinese Affairs, Contemporary China
Member, Asian Studies Association of Australia [and China Area
Editor, Asian Studies Review, 1977].
Member, Chinese Studies Association of Australia
Member, The Association for Asian Studies, USA.
Fulbright-Hays Research Fellow, Taiwan and Hong Kong,
Member-Elect, The Phi Alpha Theta International History
Australia and 'People Beyond the State': Expatriate Identities,Citizen Security and States' Jurisdictions.
PLEASE SEE MY HOMEPAGE FOR DETAILS OF THIS NEW RESEARCH PROJECT
Critical Debates and Documents in Contemporary International
Relations and Global Affairs.
Glocality and Regional Communities: Geoeconomic,
Sociocultural and Security Implications.
Political Development in Hong Kong and Hong Kong People of
Chinese Ancestry Having Ties with Australia.
Contemporary Politics and Human Security in the Xinjiang
Uyghur Autonomous Region of China.
Chinese Politics and Foreign/Defence Polices
Recent Research Outcomes
Three most recent :
Dictionary of the Politics of the People's Republic of China,
Routledge Press, London, 1998 & 2001 [Co-Editor, with Colin
Mackerras and Andrew Watson, and Contributing Author].
"The Identity of the Australian Chinese Community: A Case
Study of Hong Kong Migrants in Queensland," Southeast
Asian Affairs : A Quarterly Journal (in Chinese), Vol. 1 (1998).
"'Extended Connections", 'Divided Loyalties'?: A Study of the
Hong Kong People of Chinese Ancestry Having 'Ties' with
Australia," Issues and Studies, Vol. 34, No.3 (March 1998).
Globalisation and Regional Communities: Geoeconomic,
Sociocultural and Security Implications for Australia , USQ
Press, Queensland, 1997 [Editor & Contributing Author].
Most notable :
One Culture, Many Systems?: Politics in the Reunification of
China, Chinese University Press, Hong Kong, 1993 [Chief
Editor, with M. E. DeGolyer & Contributing Author].
Conflict Resolution in Kampuchea: Working Papers of the Third
International Conference on Indochina, CSAAR, Nathan,
Australia, 1989 [Editor & Contributor].
Conflict Resolution in Kampuchea: Working Papers of the
Second International Conference on Indochina, CSAAR,
Nathan, Australia, 1988 [Editor & Contributing Author].
Asian Perspectives on International Security, Macmillan Press,
London, l984 [Editor & Contributing Author].
Chinese Communist Power and Policy in Xinjiang, 1949-77,
Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado and William Dawson and
Sons, Folkstone, Kent, 1979 [Author].
"The PLA and Regionalism in Hong Kong," Pacific Review, Vol. 7,
No. 1 (January 1994).
"Xinjiang and Wang Enmao: New Directions in Power, Policy and
Integration?," The China Quarterly , No. 99 (September 1984).
"China in Asian International Relations," International Journal ,
Vol. 38, No. 2 (Spring 1983).
"The Urumqi Military Region: Defence and Security in China's
West," Asian Survey , Vol. 22, No. 8 (August 1982).
"Xinjiang and the Production and Construction Corps: A Han
Organization in a Non-Han Region," The Australian Journal of
Chinese Affairs , No. 6 (July 1981).
"A Strategy for Developing Problem Solving Skills in Large
Undergraduate Classes," Studies in Higher Education , Vol. 5,
No. 2 (1980).
Currently Teaching Courses/Programs
INR 1000 International Relations in a Globalizing Era
INR 1001 Global Transitions and Human Security
INR 2000 Issues in a Globalizing World
INR 3001 Sprecial Study in International Relations
INR 4010 Guided Topics: Australia & Asia Contexts (Hons)
INR 4011 Australia & Asia Issues (Hons)
HMT 4001 Honours Dissertation A
HMT 4002 Honours Dissertation B
AST 3001 Change in Contemporary China
CMS 4005 Research Design (Hons)
PhD Dissertation Supervision
Director (Deputy Dean), Research and Research Degrees, Faculty
of Arts, USQ, 1998-2003.
Professor and Head, Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of
Arts, USQ, 1994-1998.
Foundation Director, The Hong Kong Transition Research
Project, Hong Kong Baptist University [HKBU], 1989-1994.
Head and Reader, Department of Government and International
Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Hong Kong Baptist
University [HKBU] Hong Kong Baptist University [HKBU],
Director, Centre for the Study of Australian-Asian Relations
[CSAAR] and Senior Lecturer, Division of Asian and
International Studies [DAIS], Griffith University, Brisbane,
Acting Head and Senior Research Fellow (East Asia), Strategic
and Defence Studies Centre, Research School of Pacific
Studies, Australian National University, Canberra, 1981-1984.
Chair/Convenor (Sub-Dean), Modern Asian Studies Foundation
Program, DAlS, Griffith University, 1979-1981.
Director/Chief Investigator, of the Research Project "Australia
and 'People Beyond the State': Expatriate Identities, Human
Security and State Jurisdictions," Faculty of Arts, USQ, 2004-
Coordinator, Asian and International Studies BA and Honours
Programs, USQ. 2003-
Member, University Academic Board (Senate), USQ, 1995-
Chair, Research and Higher Degrees Committee, Faculty of Arts,
Chair, Ethics Clearance Standing Committee, Faculty of Arts,
Member, University Research and Research Degrees Committee,
Member, Management Committee, Faculty of Arts, USQ, 1998-
Foundation Director (and Chief Investigator), Research Project on
"Community and Citizenship in Transition: Studies of the
Overseas Chinese in Australia and Asia," Faculty of Arts, USQ,
Foundation Director (and Chief Investigator), "The Hong Kong
Transition Research Project" [a long-term, continuing UPGC/
RGC-funded, interdisciplinary, multi-institutional (Hong Kong
Baptist University, Hong Kong University of Science and
Technology, City University of Hong Kong, and University of
Hong Kong) Social Sciences research project], HKBU (and
Research Consultant (1989-1994 and 1995-2000).
Organiser-Convernor, Internationalising Communities:
Australia, Asia and the World, International Conference, USQ,
Political Analyst-Commentator on Chinese and Hong Kong
Politics, Australia-Asia Relations, and World Affairs for Asia
Television, Television Limited, RTHK Radio, MetroNews
Broadcast Radio, The Hong Kong Standard and The South
China Morning Post, Hong Kong (l989- ); The Australian, and
so on, 1989-
Organiser-Convenor, 1st, 2nd and 3rd International Conferences
on Conflict Resolution in Cambodia, sponsored by the
Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and DAIS/
CSAAR, Griffith University, 1985-1989.
Organiser-Convenor, 1st and 2nd Conferences on Asians in
Today's Australia (focused on racism), DAIS, Griffith
Organiser-Convenor, International Conference on Asian
Perspectives on International Security , SDSC-ANU, 1983.
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