Tim Soutphommasane has been Australia’s Race Discrimination Commissioner since 2013 and concludes his five-year term in August 2018. Prior to joining the Australian Human Rights Commission, he was a political philosopher and commentator. He is the author of four books: I’m Not Racist But... (NewSouth, 2015); Don’t Go Back To Where You Came From (NewSouth, 2012); The Virtuous Citizen (Cambridge University Press, 2012); and Reclaiming Patriotism (Cambridge University Press, 2009).


Pieces by Tim Soutphommasane

Race and representation
Edition 61: Who We Are

Surrendering nationalism
Edition 16: Unintended Consequences

Griffith Review