Chris Healy

Professor Chris Healy

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2015
  • Section(s): Cultural And Communication Studies


Healy is an internationally respected scholar in the fields of cultural studies and media, public history and memory studies, as well as a distinguished historian of Australian colonial and Aboriginal history. His research has led to new understandings of the significance of memory in the relations between Indigenous and mainstream Australia, and important reassessments of Indigenous interventions into the contemporary practices of museums and heritage sites.

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.