Veronica Taylor joined the School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) in 2010 as Professor and was Director until July 2014. She then served as Dean of the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific. Prior to joining the ANU she was Director of the Asian Law Center at the University of Washington, Seattle (2001-10) and remains a Senior Advisor to that Centre. In 2010 she was the inaugural Hague Visiting Professor in Rule of Law (HiiL/Leiden University).
Professor Taylor has over twenty five years’ experience designing and leading rule of law and governance projects for the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and AUSAID. Her projects have focused on Afghanistan, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, China, Egypt, Indonesia, Japan, Mongolia, the Philippines, Vietnam and the United States.Her previous academic appointments include periods as Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Tokyo, research affiliation with the Australia-Japan Research Center at ANU and as Associate Director of the Asian Law Centre, University of Melbourne.
Law and society in Asia; regulation; rule of law promotion and challenges of governance in Asia; higher education design and policy