About - Keith Hancock
A graduate of Melbourne University and the London School of Economics, Professor Hancock was the Foundation Professor of Economics at Flinders University, which opened for teaching in 1966. In 1980, he became the third Vice-Chancellor of Flinders University. Upon leaving the University, he was made an Emeritus Professor. In 1987 he became a Deputy President of the Australian Conciliation and Arbitration Commission. In 1989, he transferred to the newly-created Australian Industrial Relations Commission, and became a Senior Deputy President in 1992. He retired in 1997.
Since retirement, Keith has held honorary appointments as a Professorial Fellow in the National Institute of Labour Studies at Flinders University and an Honorary Visiting Fellow in the School of Economics at Adelaide University. He is one of two Australians who are Honorary Fellows of the London School of Economics. In 1987 he was made an Officer in the Order of Australia.