Professor Monique Skidmore is Pro Vice-Chancellor International and Major Projects at the University of Canberra. Before that Professor Skidmore was Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Design and is an adjunct professor at the Australian National University.
Professor Skidmore has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and Bachelor of Science from the Australian National University and a Master’s degree and PhD in medical anthropology from McGill University in Canada.
She taught medical anthropology at McGill University and a variety of subjects as a lecturer at the University of Melbourne.
Professor Skidmore was also a Rockefeller Visiting Fellow at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, and a post-doctoral fellow and Associate Dean in the College of Arts and Social Sciences at the Australian National University.
An internationally renowned expert on Burma, Professor Skidmore has authored several books on the country and frequently comments on Burmese issues in the national and international media.