Professor Greg McCarthy

Professor Greg McCarthy is an Adjunct Professor at the Australia-China Relations Institute, University of Technology Sydney.

Professor McCarthy was the BHP Chair of Australian Studies at Peking University, Beijing and now holds an Honorary Research fellowship at the University of Western Australia. He is a research Alumni at Peking University and Adjunct Professor at the Inner Mongolia Normal University. Professor McCarthy’s main research interests and extensive publications are on Australian politics and political culture. His research focuses on transitional change within and between nations. He has also explored the political implications of the conversion of Australian higher education from an elite to a mass education system. In addition, he has investigated the international relationship between Australia and China as read through the policies of contemporary Australia governments. Professor McCarthy has had extensive teaching experience on the topic of Chinese students in Australia and at Peking University, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  He has supervised many MA and PHD Chinese students in fields of inquiry that links governance and post-colonial theory in both China and Australia.