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The Australian National University

Scott Dempsey

Position: PhD Student

School or Centre: College of Arts & Social Sciences


Location: HC Coombs Building, Room 3111


Master of International Affairs with Distinction (First Class Honours), Australian National University (2014)

Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours, James Cook University (2013)


Scott William Dempsey is a PhD candidate in the School of History, whose project examines the history of British imperial thought during the reign of James VI and I.

Research Interests

History of political thought, empire, British Empire, history of British imperial thought, history of political thought in early modern Britain


Australian Postgraduate Award (Commonwealth Government) Scholarship, 2016-present

Master of International Affairs Prize (Valedictory Prize), 2014

Chancellor’s Letter of Commendation for Outstanding Academic Performance in International Relations, 2014

Pro-Vice-Chancellor’s Academic Medal for Excellence in Law, 2013

Pro-Vice-Chancellor’s Letter of Commendation for Academic Excellence in Law, 2010; 2011; and 2012

Jean Farnfield Prize in Australian History, 2011


International Relations Theory (2016)

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