Joseph Anthony Camilleri is emeritus Professor of La Trobe University, Melbourne.
Currently professor Camilleri is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences and chairs the Editorial Committee of the scholarly journal Global Change, Peace and Security Also he is adviser to Ideapod, a new web-based initiative aimed at harnessing the power of ideas and has just completed seven years as founding Director of the Centre for Dialogue, La Trobe University.
Author of some 20 books and more than 100 book chapters and journal articles, his recent publications include: Co-edited Culture, Religion and Conflict in Muslim Southeast Asia (Routledge 2013) and Religion and Ethics in a Globalizing World: Conflict, Dialogue and Transformation (Palgrave MacMillan, 2011); co-authored Worlds in Transition: Evolving Governance Across a Stressed Planet (Edward Elgar 2009); and authored, Regionalism in the New Asia Pacific Order (Edward Elgar 2003), and States, Markets and Civil Society in Asia Pacific (Edward Elgar 2000).
Professor Camilleri is one of Australia's leading International Relations scholars. With over 30 years experience, Professor Camilleri has pursued a wide range of research interests covering almost the entire gamut of the International Relations discipline. These include regional and global governance, the political economy of Asia-Pacific, thee role of religion and culture in international affairs, the politics of oil and the Middle East, and security policy (including weapons non-proliferation).