Professor Mark Considine
Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor of Political Science, University of Melbourne
Mark Considine is Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of Melbourne. He is best known for prize-winning research on public sector reform, new methods of governance and the street-level delivery of public programs. He and his team have pioneered work on the long-run institutional impacts of different service delivery regimes. Mark has also had a significant career in leadership roles within higher education and as a contributor to policy innovation inside government and in civil society organisations. His Conference session will draw from the findings of his recent book The Careless State: Reforming Australia’s Social Services (MUP 2022).