Anthony Milner is an historian specializing on Southeast Asia (particularly Malaysia and Indonesia) and regional relations. He was Director of the Australian Academy of the Social Sciences project on ‘Australian-Asian Perceptions’ and spent ten years as Dean of Asian Studies at the Australian National University. He is Co-Chair of the Australian Committee of the Council for Security Relations in the Asia Pacific and International Director and Board Member at Asialink (University of Melbourne). He is a Visiting Professor at the University of Malaya.
He has held visiting appointments at The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, the National University of Singapore (as Raffles Professor), Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Humboldt University, Kyoto University, the National University of Malaysia and ISIS Malaysia (as Tun Hussein Onn Chair). He has served on a range of Australian government advisory councils and is a frequent media commentator on regional issues.