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Dr William Maley

Professor William Maley AM; External Contributor

Professor of Diplomacy at the Asia–Pacific College of Diplomacy, Australian National University

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Professor William Maley is Emeritus Professor at The Australian National University, where he was Professor of Diplomacy from 2003-2021. 

He is a Member of the Order of Australia, a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of International Affairs. He was admitted as a Barrister of the High Court of Australia in 1982. In November 2003, he received the AUSTCARE Paul Cullen Humanitarian Award for services to refugees. He is author of Rescuing Afghanistan (2006), What is a Refugee? (2016), Transition in Afghanistan: Hope, Despair and the Limits of Statebuilding (2018), The Afghanistan Wars (2021), and Diplomacy, Communication, and Peace: Selected Essays (2021)