Professor Emeritus Stuart Rees

Stuart Rees

Director, Sydney Peace Foundation at the University of Sydney
Room 112 Mackie Building K01
phone: +61 2 9351 4763
fax: +61 2 9660 0862

Professor Emeritus Stuart Rees has been a social worker in Britain, in Canada, in the War on Poverty programs in the USA and with Save the Children in India and Sri Lanka. He has taught at leading universities in the UK (Aberdeen and Southampton), in Canada (Toronto and Wilfrid Laurier) and in the USA (University of California at Berkeley, University of Texas).

Professor Rees' awards include a Simon Fellowship at the University of Manchester, a Humanities Fellowship at the City University of Hong Kong and the Award of Highest Honour for 'Contributions to World Peace' conferred in 1998 by Soka University, Japan. For four years he was an elected Fellow of the Senate of the University of Sydney and for six years a member of the NSW Reconciliation Committee.

In 2005 he was awarded the Order of Australia for services to international relations.

Selected publications

Professor Rees' publications include over one hundred journal articles on topics such as evaluations of health and welfare services, the attributes of peace negotiations and humanitarianism in social policy.

He is the author and co-author of ten books, including A Brutal Game (1986), Achieving Power (1991), Beyond the Market (1993), The Human Costs of Managerialism (1995), Human Rights, Corporate Responsibility (2000), Passion for Peace (2003) and Tell me the Truth About War (2004).