Jubilee Fellows

Nov
23

Professor Richard Blandy

Jubilee Fellow - 2021 Professor Richard Blandy BEc (Adelaide), MA, PhD (Columbia) Discipline: Economics Year Elected: 1981 2021 Reflections I wish to thank the Academy very much for awarding me a Jubilee Honour. In 1962, the year after gaining First Class Honours in Economics at the University of Adelaide, I was appointed as a full-time [...]
By Michelle Bruce | 2021
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Nov
23

Professor Yew-Kwang Ng

Jubilee Fellow - 2021 Professor Yew-Kwang Ng BCom (Nanyang), PhD (Sydney) Discipline: Economics Year Elected: 1981 2021 Reflections A mentor of mine, Professor Max Corden, an ASSA Jubilee fellow, named his autobiography: Lucky Boy in the Lucky Country (Springer 2018). I may not be as lucky. However, for those born around 1942 in Malaysia (Malaya [...]
By Michelle Bruce | 2021
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Nov
23

Professor Bruce Kapferer

Jubilee Fellow - 2021 Emeritus Professor Bruce Kapferer BA (Sydney), PhD (Manchester) Discipline: Anthropology Year Elected: 1981 2021 Reflections Professor Bruce Kapferer is Professor of Anthropology, University of Bergen, Norway. Professor Kapferer specialises in social and political processes among communities in South Asia, Southern Africa, and Australia. He is currently expanding his research into state [...]
By Michelle Bruce | 2021
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Nov
23

Professor Michael Allen

Jubilee Fellow - 2021 Professor Michael Allen BA (Dublin), PhD (ANU) Discipline: Anthropology Year Elected: 1981 2021 Reflections Professor Michael Allen is retired Professor of Anthropology, University of Sydney. His primary interests are in the anthropology of religion, gender relations and the ethnography of Vanuatu, Nepal and Ireland. View Professor Allen's profile on the Fellows [...]
By Michelle Bruce | 2021
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Nov
23

Professor Iain Wallace

Jubilee Fellow - 2020 Professor J.G. Iain Wallace MA, MEd (Glasgow), PhD (Bristol) Discipline: Education Year Elected: 1980 2020 Reflections CAREER HISTORY Swinburne University of Technology Foundation Vice-Chancellor 1992 – 2003(retired) In this role I was CEO of both the Higher Education and TAFE Divisions of the University. Swinburne Institute of Technology Principal Director 1986 [...]
By Michelle Bruce | 2020
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Oct
27

Professor John Pollard

Jubilee Fellow - 2019 Professor John Pollard AM BSc (Sydney), PhD (Cambridge), FIA, FIAA Discipline: Demography Year Elected: 1979 2019 Reflections Looking back over 40 years, I realize that I have not been very active in Academy matters. I have however maintained an interest in what the Academy and its Fellows are doing. What is [...]
By Chris Hatherly | 2019
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Oct
25

Emeritus Professor Robert Gregory

Emeritus Professor Robert Gregory AO BCom (Melbourne), PhD (London) Discipline: Economics Year Elected: 1979 2019 Reflections I thank the Academy for this honour which requires two unusual qualifications, admittance to the Academy at an early age and then not dying too soon afterwards. Both qualifications, at a personal level, seem important, and another forty years [...]
By Chris Hatherly | 2019
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Oct
25

Emeritus Professor Philip Brown

Jubilee Fellow - 2019 Emeritus Professor Philip Brown AM FASSA FCPA BCom (UNSW), MBA, PhD (Chicago) Discipline: Accounting Year Elected: 1979 2019 Reflections It doesn’t seem that long since I became a member of the Academy, in 1978. Nonetheless I feel greatly honoured to have reached this milestone and I thank the Academy for acknowledging [...]
By Chris Hatherly | 2019
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Oct
25

Professor Peter Lloyd

Jubilee Fellow - 2019 Professor Peter Lloyd AM MA (Victoria University of Wellington), PhD (Duke) Discipline: Economics Year Elected: 1979 2019 Reflections First, I must state my gratitude for receiving one of the honours for 40 years of Fellowship in ASSA.  I have not really deserved it.  For the first 4 years of my fellowship, [...]
By Chris Hatherly | 2019
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Oct
25

Mr Bob Wallace

Jubilee Fellow - 2018 Mr Bob Wallace BCom (hons) (Melbourne), BPhil (Oxford) Discipline: Economics Year Elected: 1978 2018 Reflections The President in the letter informing me of this award suggested possible topics for reflections. One was for accounts of my work prior to and after becoming a fellow. That was helpful as they were quite [...]
By Chris Hatherly | 2018
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Oct
27

Emeritus Professor Peter W. Sheehan

Jubilee Fellow - 2018 Emeritus Professor Peter W. Sheehan AO BA, PhD (Sydney). Honorary Fellow Discipline: Psychology Year Elected: 1978 2018 Reflections Together with others, I have been invited to pass comment on five issues. I chose to consider them separately, but they represent a special “whole” when considered together.   My Research When a [...]
By Chris Hatherly | 2018
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Oct
27

Professor Robert O’Neill

Jubilee Fellow - 2018 Professor Robert O’Neill AO BA, BEd, PhD (Melbourne), FASSA Discipline: History Year Elected: 1978 2018 Reflections When I was elected to the Academy in 1978 I had been an academic for ten years, in the controversial field of strategic studies. I had decided in late 1966, half way through my time [...]
By Chris Hatherly | 2018
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Oct
27

Emeritus Professor Richard Selleck

Jubilee Fellow - 2018 Emeritus Professor Richard Selleck BA, BEd, PhD (Melbourne), FASSA Discipline: Education Year Elected: 1978 2018 Reflections Richard Selleck is an Emeritus Professor from Monash University, and is also a Professorial Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Melbourne. He has recently completed The Shop, The University [...]
By Chris Hatherly | 2018
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Oct
28

Dr John Keeves

Jubilee Fellow - 2017 Dr John Keeves AM BSc (Adelaide), DipEd (Oxford), MEd (Melbourne), PhD (ANU), Fil Dr (Stockholm), FACE Discipline: Education Year Elected: 1977 2017 Reflections John Philip Keeves has committed a lifetime career to education in the fields of Science, Mathematics and capabilities as well as stochastic analysis across all levels of operation [...]
By Chris Hatherly | 2017
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Oct
28

Emeritus Professor Ken Wright

Jubilee Fellow - 2017 Emeritus Professor Ken Wright BMetE, DCom (Melbourne), FCPA Discipline: Accounting Year Elected: 1977 2017 Reflections Ken Wright arrived in Melbourne with his mother as a refugee from Vienna in 1939 at the tender age of fourteen. Matriculating into the University of Melbourne in 1942 he commenced studies in Metallurgical Engineering but [...]
By Chris Hatherly | 2017
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Oct
28

Emeritus Professor Louis Waller

Jubilee Fellow - 2017 Emeritus Professor Louis Waller AO LLB (Melbourne), BCL (Oxford), Barrister and Solicitor (Victoria), Hon LLD (Monash) Discipline: Law Year Elected: 1977 2017 Reflections When I was elected as a Fellow of the Academy in 1977, I considered that it was a significant mark of recognition by my peers.  Forty years later, I haven't changed [...]
By Chris Hatherly | 2017
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Oct
28

Professor Max Corden

Jubilee Fellow - 2017 Professor Max Corden AC MCom (Melbourne), PhD (London), MA (Oxford), HonDCom (Melbourne), FBA Discipline: Economics Year Elected: 1977 2017 Reflections In 1977 I returned to the ANU after nine years in Oxford, and in this year I was elected to a Fellowship in the Academy. After another nine years I moved [...]
By Chris Hatherly | 2017
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Oct
28

Emeritus Professor Colin Hughes

Jubilee Fellow - 2016 Emeritus Professor Colin Hughes MA (Columbia), PhD (London), FASSA Discipline: Political Science Year Elected: 1976 2016 Reflections When Australian political science began to coalesce in the 1950s and 1960s, one common concern was the paucity of reliable material on Australian politics and government. Anyone wanting to find out exactly what happened [...]
By Chris Hatherly | 2016
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Oct
28

Emeritus Professor Joe Isaac

Jubilee Fellow - 2016 Emeritus Professor Joe Isaac AO BA (Hons), BCom (Melbourne), PhD (London), Hon DEcon (Monash), Hon DCom (Melbourne), Hon LLD (Macquarie), Honorary Fellow (LSE), FASSA Discipline: Economics Year Elected: 1971 2016 Reflections 1964 Foundation President Industrial Relations Society of Victoria 1969 President Economic Society of Australia and New Zealand 1971 Fellow ASSA [...]
By Chris Hatherly | 2016
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Oct
28

Emeritus Professor Francis Jarrett

Jubilee Fellow - 2016 Emeritus Professor Francis Jarrett BScAgr (Sydney), PhD (Iowa), FASSA Discipline: Economics Year Elected: 1976 2016 Reflections Born in Toowoomba Queensland, Frank is a fifth generation Australian with convict and free settler forebears on his father’s side. His father, George, served at Gallipoli and on the Western Front, where he was seriously [...]
By Chris Hatherly | 2016
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