Graeme Smith

Dr Graeme Smith



BSc Hons, PhD (Sydney); BA Hons (UNSW), PhD (ANU)

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Building: Coombs Extension, #8

Graeme Smith is a fellow in the Department of Pacific Affairs at The Australian National University. His research has explored the demand for organic produce in Chinese urban centers and the role of local officials in China’s rural development. He studies Chinese outbound investment, aid and migration in the Asia-Pacific, with projects in Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Tonga, Samoa and Myanmar.

He also hosts the Little Red Podcast with former BBC and NPR correspondent Louisa Lim, covering China beyond the Beijing beltway. The podcast won the 2018 Australian Podcast Awards in the News & Current Affairs category and is supported by the Australian Centre for China in the World.


Department of Pacific Affairs and University of Hawaii take lead on new ‘China in the Pacific’ volume

For nearly a year the Department of Pacific Affairs’ (DPA) Dr Graeme Smith has been collaborating with the University of Hawaii’s Professor Terrence Wesley-Smith on a new book looking at the influe

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