The R.M. Crawford Medal

The R.M. Crawford Medal, presented biennially, is awarded to early-career Australian researchers for outstanding scholarly achievement in the humanities, and to those whose publications make an exceptional contribution to the understanding of humanities disciplines by the general public. The award is funded from a major bequest to the Academy by Emeritus Professor R.M. Crawford.

2016 Crawford Medal Winners

The Australian Academy of the Humanities is delighted to announce Dr David McInnis (University of Melbourne) and Dr Louise Richardson-Self (University of Tasmania) as joint recipients of the 2016 Max Crawford Medal.

Dr David McInnis   Dr Louise Richardson-Self
Dr David McInnis
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Dr Louise Richardson-Self
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Previous Recipients

  • 2014: Dr Tom Murray (Macquarie University)
  • 2012: Joint winners – Dr Michael Ondaatje (University of Newcastle) and Dr Lisa Ford (University of New South Wales)
  • 2010: Dr Roland Burke (La Trobe University)
  • 2008: Associate Professor Kate Crawford (University of New South Wales)
  • 2006: Dr Christopher Hilliard (University of Sydney)
  • 2004: Dr Kirsten McKenzie (University of Sydney)
  • 2002: Dr Glenda Sluga (University of Sydney)
  • 2000: Dr John Hajek (University of Melbourne)
  • 1997: Dr Tom Griffiths (Australian National University)
  • 1996: Dr Lesley Stirling (University of Melbourne)
  • 1995: Dr Nicholas Thomas (Australian National University)
  • 1994: Dr Geremie Barmé (Australian National University)
  • 1993: Dr Hilary Fraser (University of Western Australia)
  • 1992: Dr Janet McCalman (University of Melbourne)

Further Information

For further information on the nomination process please contact the Programme Manager or call the Academy on (02) 6125 9860.
Address: 3 Liversidge Street
Acton, Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: (+612) 6125 9860
Fax: (+612) 6125 9142