Ariadne Vromen

Professor Ariadne Vromen is Sir John Bunting Chair of Public Administration at Crawford School of Public Policy and Deputy Dean (Research) at The Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG).

She was appointed to ANZSOG in mid 2020 and will focus on research leadership to foster excellence in impactful and applied research, while continuing her existing research program in governance, public administration, and political sociology.

Ariadne was formerly Professor of Political Sociology at the University of Sydney. She served as the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences’ Associate Dean Research and as part of the university’s executive as a member of its Research Committee, External Engagement Committee, and Research Development Committee. She was on the ARC College of Experts (2017-2020).

After nomination by colleagues, she won the 2018 Australian Political Science Association’s Academic Leadership in Political Science award, the 2017 University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Leadership and Mentoring, and the 2017 Sydney University Postgraduate Research Association Supervisor of the Year Award.

Her research interests include citizen engagement, digital politics and governance, women and the future of work, policy advocacy, and young people and politics.