Thursday 21 Feb 2019 | 01:00 | SYDNEY
Thursday 21 Feb 2019 | 01:00 | SYDNEY


Sinclair Dinnen

Dr Sinclair Dinnen is a senior fellow with the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program at the Australian National University. He taught previously at the University of Papua New Guinea and was a research fellow at PNG's National Research Institute. He has a PhD from the ANU, which was published as Law and Order in a Weak State: Crime and Politics in Papua New Guinea (University of Hawai'i Press, 2001). Sinclair has undertaken extensive research and policy work in the Melanesian Pacific, particularly in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands. His research interests include law and justice reform, policing, conflict and peacebuilding, politics, development and state-building. His most recent book (co-edited with Matthew Allen) is State-building and State Formation in the Western Pacific (Routledge 2016).

Articles by Sinclair Dinnen (1)

  • 21 Mar 2018 07:00
    The benefits for Pacific Islands police in professionalism and training was a largely unplanned by-product of the 14-year mission to Solomon Islands.