DR. ANDREW PAPADIMOS

CURRICULUM VITAE

PERSONAL DETAILS

Address: School of Business and Informatics, Australian Catholic University, 1100 Nudgee Road, Banyo, QLD 4014, AUSTRALIA

Phone: (Work) +61 7 36237180 (Home) +61 7 38994699

(Mobile) +61 411285295 (Fax) +61 7 36237361

E-Mail: A.Papadimos@mcauley.acu.edu.au

Web: http://www.china-biz.org

Date of Birth: February 26, 1963

Nationality: Australian

EDUCATION

Current Master of Laws (LLM)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

International Law Specialisation

2005 Graduate Certificate of Applied Law

Queensland University (UQ)

1994 PhD in International Relations and Economics

Griffith University

�� Australia, Taiwan and the PRC: Evolving Relations

 

1987 Bachelor of Arts (Hons)

School of Modern Asian Studies, Griffith University

�� What Were the Major Factors behind China’s Military Action against Vietnam in 1979?

 

1986 Bachelor of Arts

School of Modern Asian Studies, Griffith University

Majors: Economics

Mandarin Chinese

1985 Diploma of Chinese Language

Zhongshan University, Guangdong, Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China (Under the auspices of a Griffith University China Exchange Scholarship)

1984 Certificate of Chinese Language

National Taiwan Normal University, Mandarin, Training Center Taipei, Taiwan


 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

1995 to Present Lecturer in International Business and Economics

School of Business and Informatics, Australian Catholic University (ACU)

◊ Assistant Head of School (Responsible for staffing and budgeting)

◊ Bachelor of Arts/Business Coordinator

◊ Course Convener – International Business

◊ Diploma of Business Administration (ATSI Studies) Coordinator

 

1992 – 1995 Lecturer in Asian Studies

Department of Humanities

University of Tasmania

◊ Sub-Academic Dean

◊ Departmental Computer Liaison Officer Occupational Health and Safety Officer

 

1988 Research Assistant

English Language Department

Beijing Foreign Studies University

(A grant from the Commonwealth Department of Employment, Education and Training)

◊ Editing “A New Chinese/English Pinyin Dictionary” (新汉-英拼音词典)

 

1988 Aid to the Cultural Attaché

Australian Embassy, Beijing

◊ Negotiating the management and organisation of Australian cultural exchanges with various Chinese units

◊ Translating Chinese newspaper articles concerned with Australia-China exchanges into English

 

1986 – 1987 Research Assistant

Australia-China Council (ACC)

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra

◊ Administering and researching the viability of various ACC sponsored projects in China

◊ Translating Chinese documents into English

◊ Drafting letters to Council

 

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

Subjects Taught/ Convened

Undergraduate

 

◊ Asia Pacific Business

◊ Australia and Asia

◊ Business and Politics in Asia

◊ Business Economics (also online through WebCT)

 


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◊ Business HR Management

◊ Contemporary Asian Issues

◊ Cross-Cultural Management (also online through WebCT)

◊ Economic Development in Asia

◊ Economic Systems

◊ Economics for Business (also online through WebCT)

◊ International Affairs (also online through WebCT)

◊ International Business Economics (also online through WebCT)

◊ International Business Finance (also online through WebCT)

◊ International Developments in Contemporary Asia

◊ International Trade and Export Procedures

◊ Introduction to Law (also online through WebCT)

◊ Northeast Asian Societies and Change

◊ Principles of Finance (also online through WebCT)

◊ Social Transformations in Asian Societies

 

Postgraduate

 

◊ International Political Economy (also online through WebCT)

◊ Managerial Economics (also online through WebCT)

 

Hong Kong

 

◊ International Political Economy

◊ Business Ethics

 

◊ Principles of Finance

Beijing

 

◊ Fundamentals of Management (delivered in Chinese)

 

 

Degree programme / Course planning

Year Subject/Course

2005 Associate Degree in Business Administration (ATSI Studies).

◊ I am currently writing the subjects “Economics for Business”, “International Business” and “Business Legal Environment”

 

2003 Bachelor of Business Degree

◊ Developed and wrote the International Business Major within the including the subjects “International Business Finance”, “International Affairs”, “International Trade & Export Procedures”, “Asia-Pacific Business”, “International Business Economics” and “Cross-Cultural Management”.

 

2003 Master of Management Degree

◊ Developed and wrote the subject “International Political Economy”.


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2003 MBA

◊ Developed and wrote the International Business specialisation including the subjects “International Finance”, “International Political Economy”, “Comparative Business Cultures”, and “Comparative Regulatory Frameworks”.

 

2000 Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

◊ Co-developed and wrote the ACU Asian Studies Honours Programme.

 

RESEARCH

COMMERCIALLY PUBLISHED BOOKS

Papadimos, A.C., Human Rights Indices for Taiwan, Republic of China, 1995, Taiwan Human Rights Association, Taipei, Taiwan, 1996.

Papadimos, A.C., “Imperialism in Hong Kong” in Mackerras, C. (ed.), Imperialism, Colonialism and Nationalism: History through Documents, Longman Cheshire, Melbourne, 1995, pp. 71 - 105.

Papadimos, A.C., “Imperialism in Taiwan” in Mackerras, C. (ed.), Imperialism, Colonialism and Nationalism: History through Documents, Longman Cheshire, Melbourne, 1995, pp. 106 - 125.

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

“Taiwan’s Interesting Times” – Refereed Proceedings – Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) Biannual Conference, July, Canberra (3604 words)

“Recent Developments in Chinese Maritime Law and its role in China’s Economic Growth”, (Awaiting Publication), Journal of the Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand (MLAANZ).

NON- REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Papadimos, A.C., “What’s in a Name: The Internationalisation of Chinese Brands”, in Business Management Asia, Issue 12, 2004, pp 32 – 34.

Papadimos, A.C., “Top Ten Tips for Doing Business in China”, in Business Management Asia, Issue 12, 2004, p. 14.


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CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Papadimos, A.C., “China and Taiwan’s WTO Experiences”, - Athens Institute for Education and Research, 3rd International Conference on European & International Political and Economic Affairs, Athens, 2005

Papadimos, A.C., “Taiwan’s Future” – Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) Biannual Conference, July, Canberra, 2004

Papadimos, A.C., (Invited Speaker) – “What does Australia Need to Know about China and Asia?” - Council for the National Interest, October, Brisbane, 2001

Papadimos, A.C., (Invited Speaker) – “The Role of Asian Studies in Education” – Queensland Teachers Research Group (QTRG), September, Brisbane, 2001

Papadimos, A.C., – “Domestic Change in Taiwan and its Impact on Taiwan-PRC Relations” – Australian Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Conference, Brisbane, 2001

Papadimos, A.C., “Taiwan’s Growing Reliance on the Chinese Economy” – Asia-Europe Cooperation Forum, December, Taipei, 1998

Papadimos, A.C., – “Taiwan’s Growing Friendship with East Europe” – The 15th Sino-European Conference, September, Taipei, 1998

Papadimos, A.C., (Invited Speaker) – “Taiwan’s Economic Integration into the PRC” – Taiwan Update, April, Griffith University, 1996

Papadimos, A.C., “Taiwan’s Pragmatic Diplomacy” – Conference of Asian Pacific Affairs, July, Seoul, 1994

Papadimos, A.C., Paper Presented – “Recent Developments in Taiwan's Foreign Policy and their Ramifications for Australia” – ASAA Offshore Conference, July, Hong Kong, 1991.

GUEST LECTURES

Occasional guest lecturer in Business, Economics and Finance at the Harbin Finance Technical College, Heilongjiang Province, China (lectures delivered in Chinese)

SOCIAL COMMENTARY

Radio Interview (in Mandarin) – “Australian Views of Taiwan” – AsiaFM (Taipei), January 19, 2004

Radio Interview – “Impact on Australia of China’s Entry into the WTO”- 4QR, June 16, 2003


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Radio Interview – “Chinese Responses to Terrorism in Xinjiang Province” – 4QR, February 15, 2002

Radio Interview – “Chinese Tourism in Australia” – 4BC Brisbane, September 17, 2001

SCHOOL SEMINARS

Issues in the Internationalisation of Chinese Brands, November 2004

Taiwan’s 2004 Presidential Elections, March 2004

Management of Chinese Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, October 2003

WORK IN PROGRESS

“Problems in the Management of Small and Medium Sized Chinese Enterprises”, (Submitted to the International Journal of Asian Management, Tokyo, and currently awaiting editorial comment).

SCHOLARHIPS AND GRANTS

2004/2005 Winner of the ACU Academic Support Programme for Postgraduate Studies

Secured funding for my Postgraduate studies in Law at Queensland University and the Queensland University of Technology

1998 Taiwan Foundation for Democracy, International Visiting Fellowship Award

Research Topic: “Taiwan’s Growing Reliance on the Chinese Economy”

1988 Griffith University Postgraduate Scholarship

1987 Cultural Exchange Grant

A grant from the Commonwealth Department of Education and Training, taken with the Beijing Foreign Studies University, English Language Department, Dictionary Group

1985 Vacation Scholarship

Research School of Pacific Studies (International Relations), Australian National University, Canberra

1984 Griffith University China Exchange Scholarship

Zhongshan University, Guangdong, Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China

1983 National Taiwan Normal University Chinese Language Scholarship


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PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Member of the Asian Studies Association of Australia

Member of the Australian Political Science Association

Member of the Chinese Studies Association of Australia

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Proficient in the following computer applications:

◊ MS Word

◊ MS Powerpoint

◊ MS Excel

◊ MS Frontpage

◊ SPSS

◊ NVivo

◊ Macromedia Dreamweaver

 

LANGUAGES

Fluent in English (Written and Spoken)

Fluent in Putonghua

Fluent in written Chinese (both simplified and complex characters)


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