|Born||March 5, 1940|
|Alma mater||Oxford University|
|Known for||his work on New Zealand's electoral system, and research into accountability|
|Website||staff page at ANU|
Richard Grant Mulgan (born 5 March 1940) is a political scientist. He was on the 1985–86 New Zealand Royal Commission that recommended MMP (Mixed Member Proportional) representation for elections to the New Zealand Parliament.
Mulgan is Professor Emeritus at the Crawford School of Economics and Government, Australian National University, Canberra. Prior to his retirement in 2008 he was a professor of Public Policy there. He was also formerly Professor of Political Studies at Otago and Auckland Universities.
- Democracy and Power in New Zealand (1984)
- Maori, Pakeha and Democracy (1989)
- Politics in New Zealand (1994, 1997; Auckland University Press) ISBN 1-86940-171-9
- Holding Power to Account: Accountability in Modern Democracies (2003) Palgrave MacMillan ISBN 978-0-333-98768-1
- "Richard Mulgan". Crawford School of Public Policy. Australian National University. Retrieved 31 October 2013.