Professor Geoffrey Wiseman
PhD in International Relations, Oxford University
Geoffrey Wiseman is Professor and Director at the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy at the Australian National University (ANU). He came to ANU from the University of Southern California. He has also worked in the Strategic Planning Unit of the Executive Office of the United Nations Secretary-General; and as peace and security program officer at the Ford Foundation in New York City. Professor Wiseman is a former Australian foreign service officer, serving in three diplomatic postings (Stockholm, Hanoi, and Brussels) and as private secretary to the Australian Foreign Minister, Gareth Evans. His doctorate is from the University of Oxford.
Concepts of Non-Provocative Defence: Ideas and Practices in International Security_ (Palgrave Macmillan); with Paul Sharp, he co-edited The Diplomatic Corps as an Institution of International Society (Palgrave Macmillan) and American Diplomacy (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers); and with Pauline Kerr he co-edited Diplomacy in a Globalizing World: Theories and Practices (Oxford University Press). In 2015, Stanford University Press published his edited book titled Isolate or Engage: Adversarial States, U.S. Foreign Policy, and Public Diplomacy.
Modern day diplomacy faces a rapidly changing, increasingly complex environment.
In his current issue of “Diplomacy’s Public Dimension” Bruce Gregory of George Washington University has cited the Paul Sharp and Geoffrey Wiseman, edited volume, American Diplomacy,