- Associate Professor Barbara Keys
School of Historical and Philosophical Studies; Assistant Dean (Research); Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne
Is our democracy broken?
What could the future hold for Australia's democracy? The University of Melbourne's McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership looks for leaders tackling the future
Turmoil in Trump land
President Trump may be scandal-ridden and held in contempt in his administration, but a University of Melbourne experts says his base may like him all the more
Will the Winter Olympics ease tensions on the Korean peninsula?
North Korea's participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang offers a glimmer of hope for peace, argue University of Melbourne experts.
Could personal insults trigger war?
University of Melbourne research finds US President Donald Trump's insult trading with North Korea indicates an erratic response to rising nuclear threat levels
The US Election – a policy free zone
Policy issues account for less than nine per cent of media coverage and the presidential candidates’ qualifications for the Oval Office account for even less.
Debate 2: All about insults, not issues
The second presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was the most divisive America has ever seen, with deeply personal attacks at the front.