Brian Galligan has been a Professor of Political Science at the University of Melbourne since 1995, and previously was a Professor in the Research School of Social Science at the Australian National University.
He is a graduate in Economics and Commerce from the University of Queensland, and has a Masters and PhD in Political Science from the University of Toronto.
- Australian politics and political economy
- constitutional design
- politics of the High Court
- citizenship and rights protection
- Australian political history and political economy.
"Australian Citizenship" (with Winsome Roberts), Melbourne University Press, 2004.
"Australians and Globalisation: the Experience of Two Centuries" (with Winsome Roberts and Gabriella Trifiletti), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2001.
"Citizens Without Rights; Aborigines and Australian Citizenship" (with John Chesterman), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1997.
"Defining Australian Citizenship: Selected Documents" (with John Chesterman), Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1999.
"The High Court's role in government and nation," in P. Crane (ed.), Centenary essays for the High Court of Australia, (LexisNexis, 2004).
"Political parties and constitutional change," in W. Hudson and A. Brown (eds.), Restructuring Australia: regionalism, republicanism and reform of the nation-state, (Federation Press, 2004).
"Federalism and the Constitution", in Ian McAllister, Steve Dowrick and Riaz Hassan (eds), The Cambridge Handbook of Social Sciences in Australia, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2003, pp. 234-248.
'Parliament's Development of Federalism', in G. Lindell and R. Bennett (eds), Parliament: The Vision in Hindsight. The Federation Press, Sydney, 2001, pp. 1-36.
"Amending Constitutions Through the Referendum Device", in M. Meldelsohn and A. Parkin (eds), Referendum Democracy: Citizens, Elites, and Deliberation in Referendum Campaigns. Palgrave, 2001, pp. 109-124.
"Indigenous Rights and Australian Citizenship" (with John Chesterman), in Kim Rubenstein (ed.), Individual, Community, Nation: Fifty Years of Australian Citizenship. Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne, 2001, pp. 64-72.
'Rethinking the Australian Republic: A Radical Alternative', University of Notre Dame Australia Law Review, 3, 2001, pp. 48-58.
'Australian Federalism: A Prospective Perspective' (with J. Wright), Publius: The Journal of Federalism, 32(2), 2002, pp. 147-166.
Conference Papers (with Ted Morton) "Australian rights protection," Australasian Political Studies Association Conference 2004.