- About Us
Emeritus Professor Joseph A. Camilleri OAM is the Managing Director and specialises in: diversity, governance, community engagement, education and training, cultural diversity, Asia and security.
Joseph Anthony Camilleri OAM is emeritus professor at La Trobe University in Melbourne, a fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences and Managing Director of Alexandria Agenda. He was the founding director of the Centre for Dialogue (2006-2012).
A renowned international relations specialist, he has written some 25 widely acclaimed books and more than 100 book chapters and journal articles. In 2009, he co-authored an influential book, Worlds in Transition: Evolving Governance Across a Stressed Planet
During his time at La Trobe University, he led the International Relations teaching and research program, established the Bachelor of International Relations Degree and the Master of International Policy Studies, mentored more than 20 international relations scholars who now hold senior academic positions, and supervised some 35 PhDs.
Over the last 10 years, Camilleri has convened some 20 major international dialogues and conferences and appeared before many parliamentary and government inquiries, including the parliamentary inquiry into Multiculturalism in Australia in 2013.
Democratising Global Governance (1997-2003)
The project, led by Camilleri, received $350,000 in grants, and was supported by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and the Ford Foundation. It resulted in the publication of two books and 18 papers, a report launched in New York, followed by distribution of 12,000 copies, and three workshops in New York, attended by key UN officials and other experts.
Alexandria Agenda assists businesses, governments, universities, NGOs and international organisations to handle complex relationships involving stakeholders with diverse interests and backgrounds. It does this by providing expert advice, culturally competent training, dialogue facilitation, and rigorous evaluation.