Graeme Hugo is Federation Fellow, Professor of the Department of Geographical and Environmental Studies and Director of the National Centre for Social Applications of Geographic Information Systems at the University of Adelaide. His research interests are in population issues in Australia and South East Asia, especially migration.
Graeme was educated at The University of Adelaide, The Flinders University of South Australia and the Australian National University. He completed his Ph.D. in demography at the Australian National University in 1975 and subsequently took up an appointment at Flinders University.
He has since held visiting positions at the University of Iowa, University of Hawaii, Hasanuddin University (Indonesia) and the Australian National University and has worked with a number of international organisations (a range of United Nations agencies, World Bank, World Fertility Survey, International Labour Office), as well as many Australian and South Australian Government departments and instrumentalities.
He is the author of some 200 books, articles in scholarly journals and chapters in books, as well as a large number of conference papers and reports. His doctoral work and much subsequent research has dealt with population issues in Southeast Asia, especially Indonesia.