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Dean Forbes

Public Policy Scholar


    August 5, 2013 — October 31, 2013

    Professional affiliation

    Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor, School of International Studies, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia

    Wilson Center Projects

    "City and University Strategies for Competing in the Global Knowledge Economy"

    Full Biography

    Professor Dean Forbes is a Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor at Flinders University’s School of International Studies in Adelaide. He currently Chairs the Board of the Community for Global Communication Inc, and is on the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) Register of Experts. As Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International & Communities) and Vice-President at Flinders University from 2000-2013 he was responsible for leadership in the international activities of the University, managed by the International Office, and the community engagement program, including the Southern Knowledge Transfer Partnership Office, Flinders University Art Museum and City Gallery, and Flinders University at Victoria Square.

    Major Publications

    • Work in Progress: City-University Strategies and Foreign-Branch Campuses: Competing in the Global Knowledge Economy
    • Stephen Hamnett and Dean Forbes (eds) "Planning Asian Cities: Risks and Resilience", Routledge, London, 2011.
    • Dean Forbes ‘China’s cities: Reflecting on the last 25 years’ in Sustainable Development in China", edited by Curtis Andressen and Mubarak A.R and Wang Xiaoyi, Routledge, London.
    • Dean Forbes "‘Overview: Responses of Educational Institutions: Handling Student Growth and Identity’ in Making a Difference: Australian International Education", edited by Dorothy Davis and Bruce Mackintosh, UNSW Press, Sydney.