Associate Research Director
Campbell has held an honourary position
at UBC’s Political Science
Department since 2002 after a distinguished career at
the University of Western Australia. His research
interests include electoral rules, constitutional design,
federalism and federal systems, and the operation of representative
While he is a specialist on Australian politics, he has a
longstanding interest in Canadian and comparative politics which
began as a graduate student at Queen's University in Kingston
Ontario. His publications include Parties and
Federalism in Australia and Canada and the recently published
Australian Politics and Government: The Commonwealth the States
and the Territories.
Campbell is a former president of the Australasian
Political Studies Association and served as a Commissioner on the
Western Australian Commission on Government.
For light relief he walks, listens to music, reads journals and
maintains a database on Australian politics and government.