Damien Freeman

Principal Policy Advisor at the PM Glynn Institute

Damien Freeman 

Phone: +61 2 9739 2137

Email: damien.freeman@acu.edu.au

Location: ACU North Sydney Campus (MacKillop)

Damien Freeman is the principal policy advisor at the PM Glynn Institute and the editor of the Kapunda Press, the institute's imprint published by Connor Court.

He is a writer, lawyer and philosopher, who was educated at the University of Sydney and Magdalene College, Cambridge.

Together with Julian Leeser, he founded Uphold & Recognise, a non-profit organisation committed to the twin imperatives of upholding the Australian Constitution and recognising Indigenous Australians in the Constitution.


Selected publications

  • Abbott's Right: the conservative tradition from Menzies to Abbott (Melbourne University Press, 2017).
  • The Aunt's Mirrors: Family experience and meaningfulness – a memoir (Brandl & Schlesinger, 2014).
  • Art's Emotions: ethics, expression and aesthetic experience (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2012).
  • Roddy's Folly: RP Meagher QC - art lover and lawyer (Connor Court Publishing, 2012).
  • He is also the editor of numerous volumes including Mao's Toe, Figuring Out Figurative Art (with D. Matravers), The Forgotten People (with S. Morris), and Chalice of Liberty.

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