Queen’s Birthday Honours 2017

ASSA Fellows recognised in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours

The Academy is proud to announce that six of its Fellows were recognised as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours for 2017.

Companion (AC) in the General Division:

Professor Ross Gregory GARNAUT AO for eminent service to the community as a leading international economist in the area of energy efficiency and climate change policy, to the development of Australia-Asia Pacific relations, and through contributions to social and political discourse.

Professor Philip Noel PETTIT for eminent service to philosophy through contributions to moral and political theory, as a distinguished academic, and as a leader of public debate on social, economic and environmental issues.

Officer (AO) in the General Division:

Professor Roger SIMNETT for distinguished service to the accountancy profession, to business education, to the development of national and international auditing and assurance standards, to accounting organisations, and to research.

Professor Peter John DAWKINS for distinguished service to tertiary education as an administrator and academic, particularly in the field of applied economic and social research, to professional organisations, and to public administration.

Member (AM) in the General Division:

Professor Ann Margaret McGRATH OAM for significant service to the social sciences as an academic and researcher in the field of Indigenous history, and to tertiary education.

Emeritus Professor Ronald TAFT for significant service to education and research in the field of psychology, and to the community.

Congratulations to them all.

Media link: https://www.gg.gov.au/queens-birthday-2017-honours-list

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