Fellows List

The Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA) is an independent, interdisciplinary body of elected Fellows. Fellowship of the Academy of Social Sciences (FASSA) is an honour conferred for scholarly distinction in research or the advancement of social sciences.

The Academy has also made provision for the nomination of Honorary Fellows to the Academy aimed at honoring individuals who are recognized for their exemplary achievements but not necessarily in academia.

There are 634 elected Fellows (including 19 overseas Fellows and 16 Honorary Fellows) of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia

Displaying all Fellows match the following:

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Discipline

Specialisation

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State

Year Elected

Political Science

Research policy, higher education policy, science and technology policy, Australian government and politics, survey research, political attitudes and behaviour, Australian history and society

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ACT

1975

History

Modern European history (parrticularly France), colonialism (especially French and British empires), history of sexuality, history of monarchies

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NSW

2008

Law

administrative law, government law, public health law, legal theory, citizenship

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NSW

1998

Political Science

sexuality, AIDS, globalization, American political culture, social movements

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VIC

2000

History

History of Science and Medicine, Australian History, History of Racial Thought, Asian Studies, Postcolonial Studies

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NSW

2013

Political Science

Feminist political theory, policy theory, equity legislation, embodiment, citizenship

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SA

2000

History

War, memory, and commemoration; Australia in the two world wars; prisoners of war

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ACT

1997

Political Science

International Relations, Armed Conflict, United Nations, Peace Operations, Genocide and Mass Atrocities, Responsibility to Protect

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QLD

2010

Law

Intellectual Property; Traditional knowledge; traditional cultural expressions; legal history; agricultural biotechnology

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WA

2017

Political Science

International Relations, Conflict, Reconciliation, Visual Politics, Emotions.

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QLD

2017

Political Science

health, politics, Australia, trade, international

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NSW

1998

History

Australian History, Australian historiography, Labour History, Political History, Contemporary History

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ACT

2017

History

historiography, Italy, fascism, war, migration

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Overseas

1995

Political Science

Australian politics and public policy

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ACT

2015

History

Indigenous history, colonial history, Australian history, Pacific history

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SA

2005

History

Australian History; Environmental and Social History; History of Public Policy; Twentieth Century International History

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ACT

2017

Law

Financial regulation, FinTech, RegTech

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NSW

2017

Political Science

labour, social movements, protest, racism, Australia

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VIC

1999

Political Science

International relations, political economy, security studies, conflict analysis, Asia-Pacific, global governance.

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VIC

2002

Law

philosophy, law, ethics, justice, business, rights

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ACT

1994

Law

Law of Obligations, Administrative Law, Legal theory, Concepts of Responsibility, Tort Law

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NSW

2007

History

Latin American and Caribbean History, History of Marxism, Socialism and Communism in the Americas, History of Tourism and Leisure in the Americas

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VIC

2009

Philosophy

Philosophy, Cognitive Science

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Overseas

2011

Political Science

Gender and politics; women’s rights; public policy; international criminal court

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NSW

2016

Philosophy

philosophy, applied ethics, war, political violence, testimony

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VIC

2000

Political Science

History, intellectual, social, political philosophy

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NSW

2001

Political Science

Governance studies, network governance, reform of public services, local economic development.

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VIC

2005

Philosophy

Moral philosophy, applied ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of action, philosophy of value

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SA

2014

History

Australia, history, Indigenous, gender, nation, historiography

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WA

1997

Law

Criminology, criminal justice, innovative justice, violence against women, feminist and critical race theories, legal officials and other justice actors

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QLD

2007

History

Memory, emotions, feminism, psychoanalysis, labour.

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VIC

2004

History

Australian and imperial history; Australian studies; memory studies; museums and heritage; media history; histories of childhood

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VIC

2008

Law

Legal theory; Gender; Property; Legal pluralism.

Panel C

SA

2006

History

history, urban studies, heritage, Melbourne, sociology

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VIC

1985

History

Australia, history, war, biography, politics.

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VIC

2004

Political Science

cabinet ministers; freedom and rights; rational choice; political power

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ACT

2008

Political Science

democracy, environmental politics, political theory

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ACT

1997

Political Science

Environmental Politics, Climate Policy, Political Theory.

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VIC

2007

History

history, heritage, missions, South Africa, imperialism

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SA

1993

History

Australian History, Criminology, Socio-legal Studies, Legal History, Irish History, Policing, Punishment

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QLD

2013

History

Gender, labour, prostitution, Australia, war

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ACT

2011

Law

Administrative Law, Criminal Law, Disciplinary Law, Commercial Law, Coronial Law

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VIC

2012

Political Science

Australian constitutional politics and judicial review citizenship and rights protection, including for Aboriginal people, federalism and intergovernmental relations business-government relations.

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VIC

1998

Law

Law, International Relations, Public international law, International humanitarian law, Energy law, Feminist theory

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SA

2010

Political Science

Globalization, US, China, trade, investment

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Overseas

2011

History

Australian history, psychiatry, crime, social policy, sexuality.

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NSW

2002

Philosophy

political philosophy, social philosophy, Spinoza, feminist theory, ethics

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NSW

1999

Political Science

Free speech, hate speech, comparative politics, political theory, Australian politics

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QLD

2017

Political Science

Russia, post-communism, politics, state, democratisation

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NSW

1994

Law

Critical Race Theory; Environmental Law (land and water management and indigenous rights); Indigenous Law and Human Rights; Legal History; Legal Theory; Native Title Law; Natural Resources Law; Planning Law (urban and spatial controls); Post-colonial Theory; Property Law (legal theory, globalisation, indigenous rights); Science & Technology Regulation; Water Law (water and environmental management)

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VIC

2017

Law

Organised crime, policing, corruption, law enforcement, crime policy

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SA

2016

Law

Consitutional law; consitutional interpretation; parliamentary sovereignty; legal philosophy; judicial review and democracy.

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VIC

2008

History

Indigenous history, environmental history, conservation politics, Indian history, intercolonial history.

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NSW

2007

Philosophy

political philosophy

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ACT

1990

Political Science

China, provinces, social, political, change

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NSW

2000

Political Science

Australian politics, electioneering, mass media, political parties, public opinion, voting behaviour

Panel C

NSW

2003

Law

Computer/Crime; Criminal Justice; Policing; Public Policy; Gambling.

Panel C

ACT

2003

Philosophy

rights, natural law, Adam Smith, Thomas Reid, history of philosophy

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Overseas

1992

Political Science

Political economy, political sociology, Indonesian politics and society, Southeast Asian politics and societies, Islamic politics

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VIC

2017

History

Cultural History, Indigenous History, Assimilation, Stolen Generations, Histories of Migrartion, The Body, Environment, Visual and Performing Arts, Museums, Respresentations, Crime and Gender.

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WA

2007

Political Science

Policy issues, Governance, Complex problems, Research impact, Sustainability

Panel C

QLD

2012

Political Science

Democratisation, labour politics, political change, SE Asian politics

Panel C

WA

2014

History

Caribbean, servants, occupations, landscape, historical geography

Panel C

ACT

1997

Political Science

Political Science, Political Theory, History of Political Thought, Electoral Studies, Enlightenment, Stoicism, Adam Smith, Voting

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SA

2011

Political Science

democracy, government, power, theory, liberalism

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ACT

1995

Political Science

Australian political history, biography, Gough Whitlam, Whitlam government, the dismissal of the Whitlam government

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VIC

2010

Political Science

corruption, Europe, democratisation, organised crime, political science

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VIC

1995

History

Australian defence history, operations, command, intelligence

Panel C

ACT

2015

Philosophy

Philosophy of mind and language, philosophy of the social sciences, ethics.

Panel C

ACT

1998

History

British History 210305, Australian History (Excl. Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander History) 210303

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ACT

1988

Political Science

History, Politics, India, Asia, Media.

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VIC

2002

Political Science

Australian politics, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, discourse, how governments manage social, economic and technological change.

Panel C

SA

2005

Political Science

Immigration and Ethnic Studies

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ACT

1989

Political Science

Political theory, moral philosophy, leadership, US foreign policy, international affairs

Panel C

QLD

2015

Political Science

Australian politics and public policy from the 1950s to the present day

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NSW

1997

History

Women's history; Work and labour history; Feminism; Gender Law and History; Australia and USA;

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VIC

2005

Political Science

Development; Agrarian change; Wittgenstein; Social science;

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NSW

2006

Law

Law and social theory; post-communist transformations; rule of law; normative social theory; state and law.

Panel C

NSW

2002

History

Australia, history, gender, citizen, nationalism.

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VIC

1999

Political Science

Land, resource, social impact, indigenous dispute processing, indigenous system of land tenure, role of indigenous people in national parks and tourism, policing and substance abuse, gender, identity, art, film, cultural studies, Australian Aboriginal eth

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VIC

2001

Political Science

Culture, Nationalism, Democracy, Normative International Theory, Pacific Islands Politics

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NSW

2008

History

Indonesia, Pacific, biography, Sukarno, AIIA (Australian Institute of International Affairs)

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VIC

1964

History

Modern Australian and international history, Rhetorical uses of history by politicians.

Panel C

VIC

2015

Political Science

Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations, Southeast Asia, Asia-Pacific, Indonesia, History, Economics, Development

Panel C

VIC

2010

History

History, Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, Asian Studies, Citizenship, Human Rights, Globalisation

Panel C

NSW

2004

History

women's history, educational history, women's studies, fertility decline.

Panel C

SA

2005

History

history of science, medicine and technology; science and technology policy; museums and cultural policy; policy for higher education

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NSW

1996

Political Science

democracy, political thought, religion and politics, constitutionalism

Panel C

NSW

1998

History

History, Biography, Women's Studies, Literature

Panel C

SA

2005

Political Science

Australian Political Culture, Aboriginal Politics, European Politics in the 1930s.

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VIC

1999

History

Racial and ethnic relations, twentieth century immigrant communities, racial thought, immigration policy, governance and economic development of the Middle East

Panel C

VIC

2004

Law

constitutional, public, contract, equity law

Panel C

NSW

1989

Law

International refugee law; forced migration; climate change; disasters and displacement

Panel C

NSW

2016

Political Science

political parties, elections, Australian politics, British politics, comparative politics

Panel C

ACT

1992

History

History, Health, Australia, Family, Class

Panel C

VIC

2005

History

Southern Africa; contemporary history; health; occupational disease; politics

Panel C

VIC

2004

Political Science

Enivironment, public policy, business politics, government.

Panel C

SA

2001

History

Indigenous History, Gender and Frontier, Law, Historiography, Australia and North America

Panel C

ACT

2004

History

History, France, biography, rural society, colonial North America

Panel C

VIC

2003

Law

Law; Legal theory; Criminal law; Medical law; Feminist legal theory.

Panel C

SA

2006

History

Memory studies; historical justice; forced migration studies; contemporary history

Panel C

VIC

2017

History

Biography;, Australian, New Zealand, Labour and Social History

Panel C

ACT

2016

History

strategy, war, history, defence, diplomacy

Panel C

NSW

1978

History

Twentieth century Australian history; history of voluntary action; women, war & volunteering; gender, imperialism & biography

Panel C

SA

2017

Law

International Law, History of International Law, Theory of International Law

Panel C

VIC

2016

History

Histories of humanitarianism, gender and empire, internationalism and interwar Australia, critics of settler colonialism

Panel C

QLD

2016

Political Science

Democratic theory; political philosophy; constitutionalism; jurisprudence; leadership

Panel C

QLD

2016

History

Poverty; inequality; social justice; social history; history education and teaching

Panel C

Overseas

2008

Philosophy

Political, philosophy, ethics, review

Panel C

Overseas

1987

History

history, biography, universities, philanthropy, poverty, music

Panel C

VIC

1971

History

History; British; English; South Australia; Australia

Panel C

SA

1988

History

Environmental history; Aboriginal history; Australian cultural studies; Oral testimony; Latin American history.

Panel C

ACT

2003

Political Science

International Relations, International Law, International Ethics, International History, Social and Politcal Theory

Panel C

QLD

2008

Political Science

Political science, British government, comparative government, public administration, public policy.

Panel C

Overseas

2004

History

history, immigration, empire, Britain, Scotland

Panel C

SA

1984

Law

Law, Legal History, International Law

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VIC

2003

History

Australian history, historical biography, women's history, Miles Franklin

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NSW

1991

History

Australia, Indigenous, Policy, Autobiography History

Panel C

ACT

2007

History

Indigenous archaeology, colonial and imperial history

Panel C

VIC

2012

Political Science

Politics, modern history, political economy, international relations of the Middle East and Central Asia, the role of political Islam in the Middle East and Central Asia, Iran, Afghanistan

Panel C

ACT

2013

Law

constitution, government, comparative, law, federal

Panel C

VIC

1994

Political Science

liberalism, democratic representation, politics, women, policy.

Panel C

ACT

1996

Philosophy

ethics, bioethics, animals and ethics, environmental ethics, utilitarianism

Panel C

Overseas

1989

History

Heritage studies, museum studies, intangible heritage, cultural policy, heritage tourism, visitor studies, emotion/affect, memory studies.

Panel C

ACT

2016

History

Urbanisation, metropolitan housing, transport, heritage assessment and greenspace provision

Panel C

QLD

1996

Political Science

Political economy, urban studies, economic policy.

Panel C

NSW

2001

Political Science

pubic policy and global governance

Panel C

Overseas

2012

Law

Comparative Constitutional Law, Free Speech Law, Legal Theory.

Panel C

VIC

2017

History

Crime and Justice; Gender and Sexuality; Modern History; North American History

Panel C

ACT

2016

History

social theories, globalization, Australian economic policy, houses, family life

Panel C

SA

1972

History

Welfare History, History of Childhood, Philanthropy, Charity, Comparative Indigenous History

Panel C

VIC

2007

Philosophy

Mill, liberty, toleration, punishment, law

Panel C

VIC

2000

Philosophy

Political Theory and Philosophy, Environmental Philosophy, Feminism, Reparative Justice, Global Justice, Feminist Philosophy, Intergenerational Justice

Panel C

VIC

2011

History

Social and cultural history, oral history, memory studies, Australian history, life writing

Panel C

VIC

2014

Law

discrimination law & policy, legal education, feminist legal theory, corporatisation of universities

Panel C

ACT

1998

History

housing, suburbanisation, infrastructure, environment, governance

Panel C

ACT

1996

Political Science

International relations

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VIC

2015

History

Australian history; history of photography; social and cultural history of war; concentration, internment and POW camps; Australia-Asia relations.

Panel C

VIC

2016

History

Australian representations of Asia, history of books, publishing and reading in Australia.

Panel C

VIC

2001

Law

law, reform, IVF, bioethics, regulation

Panel C

VIC

1977

Political Science

politics, leadership, intellectuals, history, biography

Panel C

VIC

1997

History

Rural history; Popular culture; Land settlement policy; Cultural transmissions; History of liberty;

Panel C

NSW

2006

Law

Crime Statistics; Drug law enforcement; Juvenile delinquency; Sentencing; Crime Prevention.

Panel C

NSW

2006

Political Science

Governance, civil servants, cabinet, international organisations

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QLD

1996

History

Russian and East European Economic and Social History; Demographic history of periods of crisis; Comparative History of Famines.

Panel C

VIC

2005

Law

Teaching and researching in the field of Public Law; Constitutional Law Reform, Charters of Right and Human Rights Law, the High Court of Australia, Comparative Public Law, Electoral Law, Federalism and Anti-Terror Law

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NSW

2013

History

Modern Chinese history, international history, international relations.

Panel C

NSW

2001

History

Australia, British Empire, Gender, Race, Colonialism, political and cultural history, biography.

Panel C

ACT

2006

Political Science

Political and social thought; public policy; public administration; institutional design

Panel C

NSW

2001

Law

constitution, Federalism, rights and freedoms, constitutional and political history, European Union institutions

Panel C

ACT

1987

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