Alumni stories

Our alumni are achieving great things around the world. You can learn about some of their stories here and on our ANU alumni pages

If you would like to tell your own story or suggest an alumnus we should profile please email asiapacific@anu.edu.au.

Ian Biggs

Ian Biggs

Master of Arts (International Relations) '97

Australian Ambassador to Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia.

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Mereseini Bower

Mereseini Bower

Masters of International & Development Economics '08

Emerging Pacific leader and United Nations Development professional.

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Timothy Coghlan

Timothy Coghlan

Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Asian Studies (Chinese) '03

Blogger and “go to guy” for fashion in China.

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Megan Davis

Megan Davis

PhD '11 and Master of Laws '03

Australia’s first Indigenous woman elected to a United Nations body.

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Kirrilee Hughes

Kirrilee Hughes

Bachelor of Asian Studies (Indonesian) '03

ANU PhD candidate researching Australia's Asia literacy programs.

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Gordon Lilo

The Honourable Gordon Lilo

Graduate Diploma in Development Administration '00

Prime minister of the Solomon Islands.

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Jennifer Robinson
Bachelor of Asian Studies (Indonesian) and Bachelor of Laws '99

Jennifer Robinson

Human rights lawyer known internationally for her work as legal advisor to WikiLeaks. Jennifer talks to Associate Professor Don Anton about WikiLeaks and the influence of Asian Studies on her career.

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The Honourable Kevin Rudd
Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies) ‘81

The Honourable Kevin Rudd

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd tells the New Statesman why he was inspired to study the Asia Pacific region and how the West needs to get ready for the rise of China.

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Updated:  11 January, 2015/Responsible Officer:  Dean, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific/Page Contact:  CAP Web Team