Dr Edward Yencken

  • Dr Edward Yencken

Policy and Projects Officer, Melbourne School of Government


Dr Edward Yencken is Policy and Projects Officer at the Melbourne School of Government. Edward assists in the implementation of the School’s education and research strategies. He joined the School in 2021 from the Australia New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) where he worked as a Research Officer as part of the Research and Advisor pillar.

In addition to his professional experience Edward worked as a Research Associate within the Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education. He was a co-author of a 2020 report on transnational education for the Australian Department of Education.  He was awarded his PhD in the School of Social and Political Sciences at The University of Melbourne, Australia in 2018.  During his PhD research, he spent time as Visiting Scholar at Universit├Ąt Trier, Germany and at Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin, Germany as part of the Nachwuchsforschergruppe (NFG) Research Project “Asian Perceptions of the EU: External views on the EU as a Civilian Power.