Morgan Brigg is lecturer in the School of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Queensland. His research and professional practice examines the challenges and opportunities posed by the politics of difference for the resolution of conflict and maintenance of political community from the local to the international.
He is the author of numerous academic articles in the areas of international relations, mediation and peacebuilding, Indigenous studies and politics, and international development. His books include The New Politics of Conflict Resolution: Responding to Difference (Palgrave Macmillan), and (co-edited with Roland Bleiker) of Mediating across Difference: Oceanic and Asian Approaches to Conflict Resolution (University of Hawai’i Press).
He is a nationally accredited mediator with training and practice experience in mediation in Aboriginal Australia, Solomon Islands and Indonesia. His current projects include an exploration of alternative regional diplomacies, and ongoing work on cultural difference as a resource for conflict resolution.