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 Robert Aldrich Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques FASSA FAHA
The University of Sydney
Qualifications: BA, MA, PhD
Year Elected to the Academy: 2008
Discipline: History
Expertise: Colonial history, especially French imperialism; modern French history; history of Monuments; gay history

Robert Aldrich is Professor of European History and Chair of the Department of History at The University of Sydney. He holds a BA degree from Emory University, and MA and PhD degrees from Brandeis University, and has taught in Sydney since 1981. He specialises in modern European history (especially the history of France), the history of imperialism and colonialism, the history of sexuality, and the portrayal of historical themes in monuments, museums and commemorations. He is currently working on a study of regionalism, nationalism and imperialism in nineteenth and twentieth-century France, and a commissioned work on Gay Lives in World History. He is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and has been decorated with the French Ordre des Palmes Académiques.
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