The Academy Fellows

The Australian Academy of the Humanities has 593 Fellows; 52 are Corresponding Fellows, and 85 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 Michael Ackland FAHA
James Cook University
Qualifications: BA (Hons) (Monash), PhD (ANU)
Year Elected to the Academy: 2006
Discipline: English
Expertise: Australian Studies of the first settlement to the present day, Expatriate Writing, Women's Writing, Biography, Romaticism and Modernism

Dr Ackland was born in Geelong, and went to school at Geelong Grammar and Melbourne Grammar. He studied at Monash University, the University of Cologne and the Australian National University. He has taught and lectured in North America, Europe and Asia, and has been a Fulbright Fellow and an Australia-India Council Fellow. He is fluent in French and German and nurtures a healthy interest in Spanish and the literatures of North and South America. He nevertheless remains fervently committed to Australian Studies and to enlarging Australia's understanding of its own literary and cultural heritage.
Posted in: English
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