With the Paul Bourke Award, the Academy honours Australians in the early part of their career who have achieved excellence in scholarship in one or more fields of the social sciences. A/Prof Phillips won his commendation in the area of political science, history, philosophy and law. Congratulations, Andrew!
In its official statement, the Academy wrote:
‘Andrew Phillips is one of the outstanding international relations scholars of his generation. He received his PhD from Cornell University in 2008, and was awarded the Esman Prize for the Best Dissertation in the Department of Government. A revised version, published by Cambridge University Press in 2011, won the Crisp Prize from the Australian Political Science Association for best book published by an early career scholar. In 2012, the Australian Research Council awarded him a DECRA fellowship, and in 2015 he published (with Jason Sharman) his second book in the prestigious Cambridge Studies in International Relations book series. Dr Phillips’ articles have appeared in many of the field’s leading journals, including International Studies Quarterly, Survival, Millennium, and The Pacific Review. He has held continuing positions at both the ANU and the University of Queensland, and in 2014, only six years after completing his PhD, he was promoted to Associate Professor at UQ.’
A/Prof Richard Devetak, Head of the School of Political Science and International Studies (POLSIS) at UQ commented ‘This commendation from ASSA is testament to the exceptional quality of Andrew’s research. It puts him in the front rank of Australia’s early career researchers in the social sciences. We are very proud to have Andrew in the School’.
For more information, please see: http://www.assa.edu.au/about/media/posting/215