Graham Maddox FASSA is Emeritus Professor of Political Science at the University of New England, where he was for twelve years Dean of the Faculty of Arts. He is a life member of Clare Hall, Cambridge, and of the Center of Theological Inquiry at Princeton NJ. He was President of the Australasian Political Studies Association in 1995-6. His books include Political Parties in Australia 1978 (joint author); The Hawke Government and Labor Tradition 1989; Australian Democracy in Theory and Practice 5th edn 2005; Religion and the Rise of Democracy 1996; Political Writings of John Wesley 1998. He has edited and co-edited books on Australian republicanism, political legitimacy and cosmopolitanism. He is fully engaged with the musical life of his home town, Armidale, NSW, where he plays the oboe, sings in the chamber choir and from time to time conducts the symphony orchestra and the choral society.