UQ has a range of experts available to talk to media during the Queensland election campaign. iStockphoto.
UQ has a range of experts available to talk to media during the Queensland election campaign. iStockphoto.
30 October 2017

The University of Queensland has a range of experts available to talk to media during the Queensland election campaign.

Business, economics, politics and law

Dr Paul BrewerUQ Business School
International business, trade.
p.brewer@business.uq.edu.au, +61 7 3346 8129
 

Professor Heather DouglasTC Beirne School of Law
Law as it relates to domestic violence and abortion.
h.douglas@law.uq.edu.au, +61 7 3365 6605
 

Professor Kath GelberSchool of Political Science and International Studies
Australian politics, hate speech, human rights and freedom of speech.
k.gelber@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3365 2910
 

Dr Anna Jenkins, UQ Business School
Entrepreneurship, innovation, entrepreneurial failure.
a.jenkins@business.uq.edu.au+61 7 3346 8166
 

Associate Professor Bernard McKenna, UQ Business School
Management; political rhetoric and corporate communication; community participation in corporate and social decision making.
b.mckenna@business.uq.edu.au, +61 7 3346 8149
 

Professor John ManganUQ Business School
Labour, regional and industrial economics; industrial relations, taxation, economic policy, climate change economics, water and economics, economic growth.
jmangan@bel.uq.edu.au, +61 7 3346 8171
 

Dr Brendan Markey-TowlerSchool of EconomicsAustralian Institute for Business and Economics
Economic development and growth, industry policy, innovation and start-up policy, micro-economic policy and regulation.
b.markeytowler@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3346 7058, 0448 213 904
 

Professor Flavio Menezes, School of Economics
Taxation, public economics, regulatory economics, auction and market design and competition economics, taxation of multinationals.
f.menezes@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3346 7061
 

Dr Frank MolsSchool of Political Science and International Studies
Political psychology, governance and public policy, populism.
f.mols@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3365 9024.
 

Professor Graeme OrrSchool of Law
Law relating to politics, elections, finance, labour and employment, and how elections are regulated and run.
g.orr@law.uq.edu.au, +61 7 3365 3014, 0434 525 398, @Graeme_Orr
 

Professor John QuigginSchool of EconomicsSchool of Political Science and International Studies
Australian economic policy, public asset sales, drought and economics, water and economics/politics, environment/climate change and economics, economic growth, tax, employment policy, political economy and "zombie economics”.
j.quiggin@uq.edu.au, 0400 747 165, +61 7 3346 9646
 

Dr Chris SalisburySchool of Biological Sciences, School of Political Science and International Studies
Australian state and federal politics, economic history, political leadership and public policy, Queensland’s social and political history, budget and election issues.
c.salisbury@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3365 2698, 0439 883 731

Associate Professor Martie-Louise VerreynneUQ Business School
Innovation, small business.
m.verreynne@business.uq.edu.au, +61 7 3346 8160
 

Dr Ryan WalterSchool of Political Science and International Studies
Economics; economic discourse in Australian political rhetoric.
r.walter1@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3365 8210, 0449 915 833
 

Associate Professor Clive WarrenUQ Business School
Property economics, sustainable development, workplace efficiency, corporate real estate procurement, construction disputes.
c.warren@business.uq.edu.au, +61 7 3346 8169
 


Energy, resources and environment

Professor Peta Ashworth, Chair in Sustainable Energy Futures, School of Chemical Engineering.
Building energy literacy, public attitudes to climate and energy technologies (wind, carbon capture and storage, solar, geothermal). 
p.ashworth@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3346 8831
 

Professor Andrew Garnett, Director, UQ Centre for Coal Seam Gas
Gas sector in Queensland and nationally.
a.garnett@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3346 7017, 0437 991 802
 

Professor Chris GreigDirector, Dow CentreSchool of Chemical Engineering.
Energy resources and systems; feasibility assessments; coal use; carbon capture and storage.
chris.greig@uq.edu.au, +61 7 334 63828
 

Professor Karen Hussey, UQ Centre for Policy Futures
Climate change and environment policy.
k.hussey@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3443 3154, 0420 537 169
 

Professor Ross McAree, Head of School, Mechanical and Mining Engineering
Mining, mining equipment automation.
p.mcaree@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3346 7823
 


Media and communications

Dr John Harrison, School of Communication and Arts
Media ethics, spin, media ownership, media performance, advertising ethics, journalism, Twitter and Facebook.
j.harrison@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3346 824 @thedoctorsaid

 

Search for experts on the UQ Experts Guide. Experts' mobile numbers are available on request.

Contact: UQ Communications, communications@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3346 7086, 0413 601 248.