Victoria Haskins

Professor Victoria Haskins

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2020
  • Section(s): History, Arts


Victoria Haskins FAHA, Professor of History at the University of Newcastle, is a leading historian of the intersection of race, labour and gender relations in colonialism. Founding co-Director of the Purai Global Indigenous History Centre and President of Academic Senate (2020-2022) at Newcastle University, she has also recently served as a member of the Australian Research Council’s College of Experts. Victoria was awarded an ARC Future Fellowship in 2009, a NSW Centenary of ANZAC Commemoration History Fellowship in 2013, and a 2023 Distinguished Fellowship with CUNY Graduate Center in New York. Victoria was elected to the Academy in 2020 and is a member of the Arts and History Sections.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian Academy of the Humanities recognises Australia’s First Nations Peoples as the traditional owners and custodians of this land, and their continuous connection to country, community and culture.