Gillian Whitlock

Emeritus Professor Gillian Whitlock

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2007
  • Section(s): English, Cultural And Communication Studies


Gillian Whitlock is a graduate of the University of Queensland (UQ) and Queen’s University and is a professor of English at UQ. She was awarded a Centennial Medal for services to Australian literary studies in 2001, and has published a series of monographs, edited books, and articles on life writing and Australian literature and cultural studies. Her most recent book is Soft Weapons: Autobiography in Transit (Chicago, 2007).

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.