Dr Nick Turnbull

Lecturer in Politics

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I completed my PhD in Social Science and Policy at the University of New South Wales (Sydney) in 2005. I previously taught at the University of Sydney and University of Western Sydney and commenced my appointment as Lecturer at the University of Manchester in 2006. I lecture on comparative politics, governance, public policy and political rhetoric. I have been the Convenor of the Interpretive Political Science Association Specialist Group of the UK Political Studies Association, am an active member of the International Public Policy Association and the Deputy Editor of the Revue Internationale de Philosophie. Beyond academia, I have worked as a researcher in a social policy research centre, as a political advisor to a Member of the New South Wales Legislative Council, as a civil servant in the Australian Public Service and as a researcher in a non-government agency.

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Education / academic qualifications

  • 2005 - Doctor of Philosophy, Policy in Question: From Problem Solving to Problematology, University of New South Wales
  • 1997 - Bachelor of Social Science University of New South Wales

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