Nicole Curato is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance at the University of Canberra. She is the author of the forthcoming book Democracy in a Time of Misery: From Spectacular Tragedy to Deliberative Action (Oxford University Press) and Power in Deliberative Democracy: Norms, Forums and Systems (with Marit Hammod and John Min, Palgrave), and the editor of the book Duterte Reader: Critical Essays on Rodrigo Duterte’s Early Presidency (Cornell University Press).
She was the recipient of the Australian Research Council’s Discovery Early Career Research Award (2015-2018) for her work on democratic innovations in contexts of widespread depravity and dispossession. Aside from scholarly journals, she is a regular commentator in media outlets including The New York Times, ABC News Australia, CNN and Al Jazeera, among others. She tweets @NicoleCurato.