Ray Choate

Mr Ray Choate

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Honorary Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2001


Ray Choate was University Librarian of the University of Adelaide for 25 years (1999-2015) and has taken a leading role in promoting books and publishing in Australian humanistic life. In 1998 he founded the Australian Library Publishers Society, and was responsible for the compilation and editing of an illustration index covering Australian art, published in monographs. In 1996 he established the Barr Smith Press as the publishing arm of the Barr Smith Library.

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.