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 Pamela Sharpe FAHA
University of Tasmania
Qualifications: MA(Hons)(Edinburgh), PhD(Cantab)
Year Elected to the Academy: 2007
Discipline: History
Expertise: History of women, poor relief and povery, textile history.

Pam Sharpe is Adjunct Professor and was Professor of History at the University of Tasmania. In 2014 she was Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford. She was previously Convenor of the ARC Network for Early European Research at the University of Western Australia. In the 1990s she was Lecturer in Economic and Social History at the University of Bristol in the UK. Pam has a doctorate from Cambridge University where she studied at the Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure. She graduated with MA (Hons) in Economic History from Edinburgh University in 1984. Her research interests variously span demographic history; the history of women, poor relief and poverty, and textile history. Most of her published work is about British History of the period of 1650-1850 but she has a developing interest in British colonial expansion since the seventeenth century and particularly in the history of Van Diemen's Land.
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