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.

Associate Professor Christopher Andrews FAHA
Western Sydney University
Qualifications: BSc, BA (Hons), MA, Ph.D (Melb)
Year Elected to the Academy: 2015
Discipline: European Languages & Cultures
Expertise: Twentieth- and twenty-first-century Latin American fiction and poetry, French and francophone fiction and poetry, Literary translation.The Oulipo.Roberto Bolaño, César Aira, and Rodrigo Rey Rosa.

One of Australia’s leading scholars in French creative literature and Latin American fiction, Andrews’s training in science and in the humanities – in English literature as well as in Francophone and Hispanic studies – has led to international recognition of his ability to bridge scientific and humanist modes of thought. He is also an award-winning poet, a poetry expert and an internationally recognised translator, particularly for his translations into English of the work of award-winning writer Roberto Bolaño. Andrews is a graduate of The University of Melbourne, where he taught in the French programme from 1995 to 2008. He is currently an Associate Professor at Western Sydney University and a member of the Writing and Society Research Centre. He has translated books of Latin American fiction into English, including Roberto Bolaño’s By Night in Chile (Harvill, 2003), Rodrigo Rey Rosa’s Severina (Yale University Press, 2014) and César Aira’s The Musical Brain and Other Stories (New Directions, 2015). He has also published two collections of poems: Cut Lunch (Indigo, 2002), and Lime Green Chair (Waywiser, 2012). In 2014 Columbia University Press published his study Roberto Bolaño’s Fiction.

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