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Professor Lisa Hill

BA, PolSci(Hons1) (Tasmania), DPhil (Oxford)

Elected: 2011

Discipline: Political Science

Specialisation: Political Science, Political Theory, History of Political Thought, Electoral Studies, Enlightenment, Stoicism, Adam Smith, Voting

Profile

Lisa Hill is Professor of Politics, School of History and Politics, University of Adelaide.  Her interests are in political theory, intellectual history and issues in electoral law and behaviour.  She has published work in the Review of Politics, History of Political Thought, Political Studies, British Journal of Political Science, Journal of Theoretical Politics, and European Journal of the History of Economic Thought.  Recent work includes two co-written monographs.  One is on the history of political corruption (Bruce Buchan and Lisa Hill, 2014, The Intellectual History of Political Corruption, London/New York: Palgrave Macmillan), while the other is about compulsory voting (Jason Brennan and Lisa Hill, 2014, Compulsory Voting: For and Against, New York/London: Cambridge University Press).  She is currently working on two monographs; one on the political thought of Adam Smith and another on the importance of classical Stoicism for Western modernity.

Previous appointments include seven years as a lecturer in the School of Government, University of Sydney, a five year research fellowship in Political Science at the Research School of Social Sciences, ANU, and a five year Australian Research Council Fellowship, University of Adelaide.

Appointments

  • Professor of Politics, School of History and Politics, University of Adelaide (2009 -       )
  • Associate Professor, School of History and Politics, University of Adelaide (July 2006 - 2009)
  • ARC Senior Research Fellow, Department of Politics, University of Adelaide (July 2001 - 2006)
  • Research Fellow, Research School of Social Sciences, (Political Science), Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University (July 1996 - July 2001)
  • Lecturer, University of Sydney, Department of Government (1989 - 1995)

Awards

  • Rhodes Scholarship (provides for three years at the University of Oxford) 1985 - 1988
  • Australian Research Council Fellowship (five years) 2001 - 2006
  • Five Year Research Fellowship, Institute of Advanced Studies, the Australian National University
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Adelaide Award for Outstanding Research Performance, 2009

Publications

Bruce Buchan and Lisa Hill (2014), The Intellectural History of Political Corruption, London/New York: Palgrave Macmillan

Jason Brennan and Lisa Hill (2014), Compulsory Voting: For and Against, New York/London: Cambridge University Press

Lisa Hill (2013), Conceptions of Political Corruption in Ancient Athens and Rome, in History of Political Thought, (London), 34(4), pp 565-587

Lisa Hill (2013), Deliberative Democracy and Compulsory Voting, in Election Law Journal, (USA), 12(4): 454-467

Lisa Hill (2012), Adam Smith on Thumos and Irrational Economic Man, in European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 19(1), 2012: pp 1-22

Contact

Contact Information

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