Research Director

Jeffrey Wilson

Dr Jeffrey Wilson is the Research Director at the Perth USAsia Centre. He provides leadership and strategic direction in developing the Centre’s research program across its publications, policy and dialogue activities.
 
Dr Wilson specialises in the regional economic integration of the Indo-Pacific. He has particular expertise in the politics of trade agreements, regional economic institutions, and Australia’s economic ties with Asia. He has been featured in local and international media outlets, contributed to a range of track two dialogues between Australia and key regional partners, and supported policy development through consultancy, publication and advisory work.
 
A political scientist by training, Dr Wilson’s research has been recognised as a recipient of the University of Sydney Medal (2006) and the Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence in Research Award (Murdoch, 2015). He was the inaugural winner of the Australian Institute of International Affairs’ Boyer Prize (2012) for his work on the politics of China-Australia mining investment. He holds a Bachelor of Economic and Social Sciences (Honours) from the University of Sydney, and a PhD in International Relations from the Australian National University.

His academic CV is available here.
 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • 25 Jan, 2019
    Indo-Pacific

    Blueprints For The Indo-Pacific

    By Dr Jeffrey Wilson
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  • 24 Jul, 2018
    North-East Asia

    Maturing the Korea-Australia Investment Relationship

    By Dr Jeffrey Wilson
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  • 26 Apr, 2018
    Indo-Pacific

    Towards a Fairer and Stronger TPP

    By Simon Jackman and Jeffrey Wilson
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  • 13 Apr, 2018
    United States

    A New Region? Building Partnerships for Cooperating Institutions in the Indo-Pacific

    By Dr Jeffrey Wilson
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  • 04 Sep, 2017
    South Asia

    Realising the Indo-Pacific: Tasks for India's Regional Integration

    By Gordon Flake et al
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  • 29 Aug, 2017
    Indo-Pacific

    Insight Series Vol 8 - Investing in Indo-Pacific Architecture

    By Jeffrey Wilson
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  • 13 Jun, 2017
    North-East Asia

    Insight Series Vol 5 - What does China want from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank?

    By Jeffrey Wilson
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  • 16 May, 2017
    Indo-Pacific

    The Trump Era and the Trade Architecture in the Asia-Pacific

    By RSIS
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  • 27 Feb, 2017
    Indo-Pacific

    FPWP Submission: Investment and AUS Foreign Policy

    By Jeffrey Wilson and Ian Satchwell
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