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Dr Andrew Papadimos Name: Dr Andrew Papadimos
Lecturer & AssocDegree Bus Admin (Indigenous Studies) Coordinator
+617 3623 7180
+617 3623 7361
Organisational Area
Faculty of Law and Business
Peter Faber Business School (Brisbane)
Building 212 - Saint John Paul II Building (1100 Nudgee Road, Banyo QLD 4014)-Level 2-Room 212.2.14
Biographical Information

Dr. Papadimos lectures in International Business, Economics and Statistics with the Peter Faber Business School on the Brisbane campus of ACU. His qualifications are as follows:

2011 Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, Australian Catholic University

2010 Masters of Applied Law, Queensland University, International Commercial Law Specialisation

1994 PhD in International Relations and Economics, Griffith University (Australia, Taiwan and the PRC: Evolving Relations)

1987 Bachelor of Arts (Hons), School of Modern Asian Studies, Griffith University (What Were the Major Factors behind China's Military Action against Vietnam in 1979?)

1986 Bachelor of Arts, School of Modern Asian Studies, Griffith University, Majoring in Economics and Mandarin Chinese

1985 Diploma of Chinese Language, Zhongshan University, Guangdong, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China (Under the auspices of a Griffith University China Exchange Scholarship)

1984 Certificate of Chinese Language, National Taiwan Normal University, Mandarin Training Center Taipei, Taiwan

Andrew is fluent in speaking and reading Mandarin Chinese and has also had a great deal of real-world experience with international business, where he has acted as a consultant for international corporations conducting business with China.


Books and Monographs

Black, Asafu-Adjaye, Burke, Khan, King, Perera, Papadimos, Sherwood, Wasimi, Australasian Business Statistics, (4th edition), John Wiley and Sons Australia Ltd, Qld., Australia, 2016.

Papadimos, AC, "Common Pitfalls in Accountability in Social Enterprise", in Lyons, Thomas (ed.), Social Entrepreneurship, Vol. IV., Chapter 4, ABC Clio, Santa Barbara, CA, 2012.


Anlin, Soong and Papadimos, Encouraging, Restricting, or Preventing: the Alternative Models of Immigration Policy Making in Taiwan, in Journal of History, Politics and Strategy, School of History, Politics and Strategy in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, National University of Malaysia, Vol. 40, 2012.

Nguyen, Soong, Papadimos, "Eclecticism as a Theoretical Framework to Analyze Japan's Economic Strategies towards Southeast Asia"

Soong and Papadimos, "State Policy, Economic Growth and Social Inequality: A Challenge to Vietnam's Sustainable Development," Providence Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. vol.6, no.2 (July), pp.333 - 378.

Soong and Papadimos, "Taiwan's democratization and the rise of civil society: its development experiences and model" in Trojnar E. (ed.) The Taiwan Issues, Ksigarnia Akademicka (Publishing House), Krakw, 2012.

International Collaborations

Taiwan Fellowship, Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, "Protectionism in the Asia-Pacific since the Global Financial Crisis: the Experiences of Taiwan and Mainland China", January 2012 to April 2012.


Chinese Economy Chinese Legal System Taiwanese Economy Northeast Asian Economy Chinese Business Practices Australia-China Relations Australia-Taiwan Relations


1992 to Present

  • Lecturer in International Business and Economics
  • Peter Faber Business School, Faculty of Law and Business, Australian Catholic University (ACU)

1992  to 1995

  • Lecturer in Asian Studies
  • Department of Humanities, University of Tasmania


  • Research Assistant
  • English Language Department, Beijing Foreign Studies University


  • Aid to the Cultural Attaché
  • Australian Embassy, Beijing

1986 &ndash 1987        

  • Research Assistant
  • Australia-China Council (ACC), Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra
Professional Memberships
  • Member of the Asian Studies Association of Australia
  • Member of the Australian Political Science Association
  • Member of the Chinese Studies Association of Australia Director of International Relations, Athens Institute for Education and Research

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