Marija Taflaga is the Director of The Australian National University (ANU) Centre for the Study of Australian Politics and a lecturer in the ANU School of Politics and International Relations. She researches Australian politics in comparative context. Her research examines political parties’ relationship with parliament and the executive. Marija also undertakes research in Australian political history. Recently she has begun researching in the area of the career paths of political elites.
Marija has undertaken research fellowships at the Australian Parliamentary Library and the Australian Museum of Democracy, Old Parliament House. She has also worked in the Australian Parliamentary Press Gallery as a researcher at The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.