The Academy Fellows

The Australian Academy of the Humanities has 593 Fellows; 46 are Corresponding Fellows, and 86 are Honorary Fellows.

The approved abbreviation or post-nominal for a Fellow is FAHA.

Fellows may update their record via an online form available in the Fellows' Area.

Professor John Fitzgerald FAHA
Swinburne University of Technology
Qualifications: BA Hons (Sydney), PhD (ANU)
Year Elected to the Academy: 2000
Discipline: History, Asian Studies
Expertise: social investment, philanthropy, Chinese history and language, Asian studies

Professor Fitzgerald is the Truby and Florence Williams Chair of Social Investment and Philanthropy at Swinburne University of Technology. Prior to this he headed the Ford Foundation in Beijing and before that he was the Associate Dean (International) & Professor of Asian Studies at La Trobe University. He taught undergraduate subjects in East Asian politics and history, and supervised graduate students in all fields of modern Chinese history. From 1985 he shared a joint appointment with his wife, Antonia Finnane, in history at Melbourne University, until 1992 when he joined the Department of Politics at La Trobe University. He has held honorary positions in the Asian Studies Association of Australia, the Chinese Studies Association of Australia, the Melbourne China Study Group, and the Asia Education Foundation, and has worked in an advisory capacity with National Library of Australia and the Australian Research Council.
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