The Academy Fellows

The Australian Academy of the Humanities has 574 Fellows; 42 are Corresponding Fellows, and 86 are Honorary Fellows.

The approved abbreviation or post-nominal for a Fellow is FAHA.

Fellows may update their record via an online form available in the Fellows' Area.

Professor Alison Bashford FAHA
University of Cambridge
Qualifications: BA (Hons + Medal) (Sydney), PhD (Sydney)
Year Elected to the Academy: 2010
Discipline: Corresponding
Expertise: Infectious disease history; Population history

Alison Bashford is Vere Harmsworth Professor of Imperial and Naval History, University of Cambridge and an ARC Future Fellow. Previously she was Professor of Modern History at the University of Sydney, where she gained her PhD. She has held fellowships at University College, London, Edinburgh and Warwick Universities in the United Kingdom, and in 2009/10 was Chair of Australian Studies at Harvard University. Alison Bashford's research is on the history of modern science in Australia and Britain, with a focus on infectious disease management, and its relation to governance and colonialism. Her books include Imperial Hygiene (2004); Purity and Pollution (1998); Griffith Taylor (2008); and The Oxford Handbook of the History of Eugenics (2010).
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