Rebecca Gidley

Dr Rebecca Gidley

Research Fellow


BA(Hons) (Queensland), BSc (Queensland), PhD (ANU)

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Dr Rebecca Gidley

Rebecca Gidley is a Research Fellow in the Department of Political and Social Change, working on the Southeast Asia Rules Based Order project.

Her research interests include transitional justice, mass atrocities, Cambodian history and politics, Bokor National Park, historians as expert witnesses, human rights and the rule of law.

She completed her PhD in history from ANU in July 2017. Her first book, Illiberal Transitional Justice and the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, was published in early 2019. She has taught a range of courses in history, international relations, political science and security studies.

Supporting democratic values and institutions in Southeast Asia

DFAT has doubled the funding on a wide-ranging research project by PSC to explore how domestic political concerns in Southeast Asian countries are impacting the stability of the rules-based order in the region, and what Australia can do to assist.

Rebecca Gidley and Prajak Kongkirati

ANU illiberalism conference attracts Southeast Asian academics to return to Canberra

Top graduates from The Australian National University (ANU) have returned to campus to discuss the state of liberal democracy in Thailand, Cambodia and Myanmar at the ‘Entrenched illiberalism in ma

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