Geoffrey Wiseman is Professor and Director at the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy at the Australian National University (ANU). He came to ANU from the University of Southern California. He has also worked in the Strategic Planning Unit of the Executive Office of the United Nations Secretary-General; and as peace and security program officer at the Ford Foundation in New York City. Professor Wiseman is a former Australian foreign service officer, serving in three diplomatic postings (Stockholm, Hanoi, and Brussels) and as private secretary to the Australian Foreign Minister, Gareth Evans. His doctorate is from the University of Oxford.
Soft power and reviewing Australia’s global appeal
A challenge for a new review is to agree what we mean by soft power, how to measure it, and to put it into practice.