Sid grew up in Perth, Western Australia. He did his undergraduate studies at University of Western Australia, completing a PhD at Murdoch University.

Sid moved to Victoria in 2014, teaching politics at Deakin University. In 2016, Sid became an academic teaching scholar at Victoria University within the College of Arts and Education. His teaching experience has been in the fields of politics, sociology, sustainability and academic literacy. Sid is currently a full-time lecturer with the First Year College at Victoria University.


Areas of expertise

  • Environmental politics
  • Sustainability
  • Asian politics
  • Political economy
  • Globalisation
 Sidney Adams

Contact details

(03) 9919 5860


Refereed book chapters

  • Adams, S., 2014. ‘Southern bluefin tuna: a contested history’, in Christensen, J. and Tull, M. (eds) Historical Perspectives of Fisheries Exploitation in the Indo-Pacific, pp. 175-190, New York and London: Springer.
  • Adams, S., 2002, ‘The international management of southern bluefin tuna: consensus, conflict and communication over a common pool resource,’ in Sargeson, S. (ed.) Collective Goods, Collective Futures in Asia, 41-57, London and New York: Routledge.