Ivan Barko

Professor Ivan Barko

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 1976


Ivan Barko was born in Hungary and settled in Australia in 1956. He lectured at the University College, Newcastle, became Reader at the University of Melbourne in 1967, and in the same year Professor of French at Monash University. From 1975 until 1991 he was McCaughey Professor of French at the University of Sydney. In 1993 he was appointed Visiting Professor and Foundation Head of the School of Languages at the University of Melbourne.

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