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.
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Emeritus Professor Pamela Peters FAHA
Macquarie University
pam.peters@mq.edu.au
Qualifications: Ba(Hons)(Melb), MA(Hons)(Sydney)
Year Elected to the Academy: 2012
Discipline: Linguistics
Expertise: English usage and editorial style; Terminology and Online Terminography; Dictionaries, monolingual and bilingual

Pam Peters is Emeritus Professor at Macquarie University, having previously held a Personal Chair in Linguistics at that institution. Emeritus Professor Peters is recognised both nationally and internationally as a leading authority on the usage of English around the world, and her various Cambridge guides of the major varieties of English are landmark publications, unsurpassed by any other usage guides. She has been a member of the Editorial Committee of the Macquarie Dictionary (1986-2006), and editor of Australian Style: A National Bulletin on English in Australia (1992-2008). She continues to serve on editorial boards of several major international journals and to hold many distinguished professorial roles.

Her publications include Cambridge Guide to Australian English Usage (2007); The Cambridge Guide to English Usage (2005); The Word on Words (2005); and Cambridge Australian English Style Guide (1996).
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