Dr Nicholas Farrelly is Associate Dean (Development and Impact), in the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific. His research is focussed on Southeast Asian politics and societies, with an emphasis on Myanmar and Thailand. He examines relationships between government control, spatial organisation and political conflict.
In 2006, Nicholas founded New Mandala, a website which has gone on to become the pre-eminent public forum in Southeast Asian Studies. He is also the Director of the ANU Myanmar Research Centre.
After graduating from the ANU in 2003 with First Class Honours and the University Medal in Asian Studies, he completed his MPhil and DPhil at Balliol College, University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.
Southeast Asian politics and societies, political conflict, Myanmar, Thailand, militaries, Tai ethno-politics, the Kachin, Naypyitaw, the Internet.
Asia (South East) - Burma
Asia (South East) - Thailand