Professor Kent Anderson is a comparative lawyer specialising in Asia.
He is Deputy Vice Chancellor (Community & Engagement) at University of Western Australia where he is responsible for the university’s external relations including the Perth Festival and Cultural Precinct.
He has an eclectic background doing his tertiary studies in Japan, US, and UK in Law, Politics, Economics, and Asian Studies.
Prior to UWA, Kent was Pro Vice Chancellor (International) at University of Adelaide and a law and Asian Studies professor at ANU. Before academia, Kent was a marketing manager for a US airline based in Alaska and a commercial lawyer based in Hawai’i.